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Three Ways to Find Sustainable Textiles, and Seven of the Best Brands..!

Three Ways to Find Sustainable Textiles, and Seven of the Best Brands A complex supply chain makes finding sustainable textiles for furnishings, draperies, panel fabrics, and other applications a challenge, but there are shortcuts. By Brent Ehrlich Designtex’s Bouclé Two Tone upholstery is certified Facts Gold and does not require perfluorinated compounds if proper cleaning protocols are in place. Photo: Designtex In our series of articles beginning with A Guide to Selecting Sustainable Textiles , we detailed some of the obstacles to finding an environmentally responsible contract textile. For one thing, upholstery, draperies, panel fabrics, and other textiles can be made from many different natural and synthetic fiber types, and sometimes they are blended, making it difficult to trace their origin. Some of these textiles are imported from countries with few environmental ...

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