Ralph Lauren and Dow Explain How to Dye Cotton More Sustainably - NewsBreak
Ralph Lauren and Dow are entering the next phase of an open-source platform designed to tackle water scarcity and pollution during cotton dyeing.
The two companies published on Wednesday a "step by step" guide to using EcoFast Pure, a Dow-developed cotton pre-treatment solution that they say requires 90 percent fewer process chemicals, 50 percent less water and 40 percent less energy using existing dyeing equipment. It also generates 60 percent less carbon dioxide than conventional means, which could help brands struggling to cut greenhouse-gas emissions and meet ambitious climate targets.
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