a kinder, gentler nonwoven: alternative raw materials prove that disposable doesn\'t have to mean irresponsible when it comes to the earth.

by:Chengbai     2020-01-23
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When Clorox launched its GreenWorks line of cleaners a year ago, it bet on consumer demand for natural cleaning products.
The gamble paid off.
8-sales in the first year
SKU line, including a full
It is reported that the price of wash basin cleaners, dishwashing soap and glass cleaners has reached $100 million, and now Clorox is celebrating this price --
A biodegradable clean wipe was introduced to mark the first anniversary of the green project.
As the world\'s largest manufacturer
Clean Wipes with 50% market share, clorox knows how to sell wet wipes and has developed a wet wipes that meet the green engineering objectives, the goal is to work easily in the environment without sacrificing cleaning performance.
\"People still don\'t understand that reusable things are not necessarily better for the environment than disposable items,\" said Susan Stansbury, the converter Group\'s conversion influence . \".
\"When you calculate in a solvent --
In addition, the effects of money laundering and other factors can sometimes be more serious.
\"Like Clorox, converters and marketers of wipes and other non-profit products are incorporating more environmental protection into their products, hoping to eliminate one-off in today\'s green era
From disposable diapers sold by niche players like nature baby and Seventh Generation, go to Clorox or green home cleaning company methods or products that are emerging from renewable resources such as WIP srl, an Italian health producer, to provide disposal convenience, there is no shame to discharge non-renewable resources or to increase landfill sites that have already spilled.
\"Entering new, innovative materials is always accompanied by challenges.
We want to improve the ecological profile of our wipes and add other features to the wipe base, \"Green-
Smart manufacturers of household cleaning products, including cleaning wipes made of renewable bamboo fibers.
In the green cleaning series of Method, there is a floor mop based on lactic acid and bamboo
Purpose of cleaning and wiping.
Today\'s producers and converters are developing green packaging for Ato Z products, in which everything from the substrate to the process to the packaging to the wiping process takes into account the environmental impact.
The result is non-woven products based on more sustainable raw materials, able to degrade or boast without the Earth
Harmful chemicals
Creating these products without sacrificing efficacy is a key challenge.
\"Consumers are looking for effective products to complete the cleaning task with a minimum of wipes.
They want to use the advantages of renewable raw materials and fully biodegradable to achieve functionality.
They want solutions for their cleaning tasks to make sense for our environment as well, \"said Nick Hrinko of cellulose fiber supplier Lenzing.
The non-woven fabric made of viscose and Sky silk fiber from Lenzing has been certified by Din Certco and registered as a compost material.
Non-woven fabric made of 100% Lenzing fiber is made of cellulose, cellulose is naturally absorbent, Wood is renewable, forest is managed in accordance with certified forestry regulations, trees grow in non-
Arable land that does not use pesticides or fertilizers.
Made from a completely non-chemical process, the tassels produce a more robust, durable, environment-friendly, and gentle product. [
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The development of environmental non-woven fabrics is largely due to innovations in the field of raw materials, such as fibers, such as shredded silk, ingeo lactic acid of natural products or something like cotton or bamboo will increase their importance in non-woven fabrics.
The rise in oil prices, as strongly as the demand for green non-woven fabrics, has driven the shift in this new material.
\"High oil prices have really accelerated the change in oil prices.
Other fiber options . \"
Hrinko explained.
According to supply chain manager Janet o\'regen, cotton, like shredded rice, has always benefited from the status of natural fibers.
\"With the development of science and technology, the impact of cotton on the environment is getting smaller and smaller.
\"Fiber also benefits from advances in water entanglement technology and investment in cotton processing machinery by many non-woven manufacturers.
\"Cotton is strong as a consumer product,\" says Janet Reid of cotton . \".
\"People have a lot of benefits for cotton.
\"Four years ago, when Costco began selling a 15% cotton baby wipes through the itsKirkland brand, cotton debuted in the private label baby wipes market.
Since then, several other wet wipes marketing companies have launched Cotton
Wet wipes included.
About the time of this introduction, the production process is the carrier for the non-woven industry to enter the cotton, but since almost every water Thorn non-woven manufacturer at the time had the necessary filtration system to incorporate the cotton into their process.
In fact, non-timber producers across the country are looking for alternative raw materials to make their products greener.
In another twist with an alternative raw material Water thorn, last year Strateline Industries opened a shop at an old PGI factory in arkansasin with the aim of making water Thorn non-woven fabric for wet wipes-
Through cooperation with the rock industry-
Waste cotton flower materials from recycling.
This work is used through the production of T-
Shirts that are usually thrown away.
Two years ago, Suominen was one of the world\'s first nonwovensconcept-specific brands dedicated to sustainable development.
Biolace is a sustainable water Thorn non-woven fabric using PLA and other sustainable raw materials.
Report double growth-
Tommi Saarela Suominen, director of non-woven fabric sales, said that the Biolace digitrange was highly sought after by all categories of wipes.
\"We even provided Biolace for car wipes,\" he said . \".
\"This demand is driven by environmental issues, which are becoming more and more important, highlighting the ongoing demand for sustainable development and recycling opportunities.
\"As the main supplier of water Thorn non-woven fabric, Ahlstrom focuses on fiber and has been able to operate cotton for many years and has worked with many companies to produce cotton
Wet wipes included.
In fact, natural fiber is an important part of Ahlstrom\'s commitment to the environment, and its goal is to increase the content of natural fiber on all non-woven production lines.
Recently, the diversified burrito producer has expanded the production of natural fibers beyond the water spurs and wipes.
Its latest textile-adhesive production line in Chirnside, Scotland, has the ability to process Ingeo PLA fibers, enabling it to manufacture compost, biodegradable non-wood for infusion applications.
Marco Martinez said: \"The reduction in environmental impact is the standard when investing in our new infusionmarkets technology, and it is also a cradle of independent life cycle analysis, which confirms this.
\"The new grade is designed for conversion on ultrasonic machines, producing tea bags of all shapes, designed for small and large leaf teas and infusion.
Other green products from Ahlstrom include the easylife portfolio of its wall covering non-woven fabrics, which contains up to 60% renewable fibers, as well as a range of new technology non-woven fabrics, embroidery backing used to meet the world\'s most stringent standards for formaldehyde content.
Natureworks PLA is expected to help more non-woven manufacturers-
Such as itdid and osdragon--
Expand its green image to many technology platforms.
According to Robert Green, ingeopol-based lactic acid fibers have worked well with all major non-woven producers in the past few years, and the company has established partners with non-woven producers around the world
\"We found that Ingeo works well in all major non-woven processes,\" he said . \".
Traditional fiber
Basic businesses like needles, water spurs and thermal bonding have gone very directly to commercialize.
More effort is needed for the spinning method, but the leading company has been successful and is now offering commercial products.
We are also working hard to develop the fusion spray app and see important opportunities in this area.
\"In almost all the markets we operate, the demand for products with Green functions is increasing ,\"Martinez said.
\"In all areas, we see an increasing interest in more eco-friendly products from consumers, end users and converters.
While all participants in the value chain have become more eco-friendly, there are also a growing number of specific regulations driving the process.
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