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Digital textile printing - need for sustainable supply chain

Updated : October 2020

Stakeholders

  • Digital solution providers for textiles industry
  • Researchers or innovators
  • Sourcing professionals
  • Textile chemicals professionals
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals
  • Textile printing professionals

This article shares insights from Debbie McKeegan, a leading digital textile expert on the need for supply chain sustainability to implement a sustainable digital textile printing.

It provides an overview of environmental benefits of digital textile printing and states that textile supply chain sustainability also plays a key role in determining the sustainability of digital printing solutions.

It stresses the need for sustainable raw materials other than cotton and polyester, eco-friendly chemicals and inks to ensure the true sustainability of a product including digital printing. It concludes by stating that expert advice, transparency, certifications and new skill developments would enable fashion brands implement a sustainable supply chain from raw material sourcing to digital printing.


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Topics

Supply chain sustainability for digital textile printing

Sustainable fibres for digital printing impacts

Eco friendly chemicals in textiles

Eco-friendly inks for digital textile printing

Certifications for sustainable textile supply chain

Sustainable benefits of digital fabric printing

Skill developments for textile supply chain sustainability

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Geography
| Global
Year

2018

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