Digital textile printing - need for sustainable supply chain - Projects
Updated : October 2020
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.