Silky fabric from waste

by: Mirjam Visser, 2018-04-05 11:37:16 UTC
Sustainability Aspects: Using orange skins in luxurious fabrics. Reducing waste

Orange Fiber

In Italy every year, more than 700.000 tons of citrus skin waste are produced. Orange Fiber set out to develop a process to use this waste in the production of an innovative material out of industrial byproducts. Using citrus juice byproducts that do not rival food consumption but are able to provide sustainable resources. They create beautiful, sensorial materials that reshape your sartorial experience.
The fabrics are formed from a silk-like cellulose yarn that can be blended with other materials. When used in its purest form, the resulting 100% citrus textile features a soft and silky hand-feel, lightweight, and can be opaque or shiny according to production needs.

Designer: Adriana Santanocito
Manufacturer: Orange Fiber
Category: Fabric


Silky fabric
Orange Fiber
Silky fabric
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