Sorona®

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Sorona®

Sorona® is a plant-based polymer used across the textile (apparel) and carpet industries. It provides unique performance attributes such as stretch without spandex, softness and wrinkle resistance in apparel and stain resistance and softer feeling fibers in carpet. It is part of a larger group of businesses all providing bio-based and higher performing solutions to industries such as packaging, food, cosmetics and textiles.

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DuPont-Stella McCartney Partnership Yields World’s First Bio-based Faux Fur
DuPont-Stella McCartney Partnership Yields World’s First Bio-based Faux Fur

2 months ago - The pioneer in sustainable luxury apparel worked with DuPont Biomaterials and Ecopel to create the next generation of luxurious alternatives to fur, resulting in a sustainable faux fur made with Sorona® bio-based fibers.

What Fashion Can Learn from Other Industries Promoting a Circular Economy
What Fashion Can Learn from Other Industries Promoting a Circular Economy

9 months ago - Sustainability in fashion is growing, but several other industries have been pioneering a push towards a circular economy, as well — and the fashion community may be able to take notes.

Building the Next Generation of Sustainable Fashion Leaders
Building the Next Generation of Sustainable Fashion Leaders

10 months ago - There is a clear opportunity to transition to a more conscious approach to fashion, and up-and-coming designers have great potential to help influence this shift.

Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials
Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials

1 year ago - Over his more than 30 years in the business, Mike Saltzberg has seen firsthand how sustainability has grown to be of equal consideration with technical performance and cost in the development of new biomaterials. Saltzberg is the Global Business Director for Biomaterials at DuPont Industrial Biosciences, the team that ideates and develops products derived from bio-based materials. Among their innovations is DuPont™ Sorona®, a partially plant-based fiber increasingly used in apparel and carpet.

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