New Additive Makes Clothing Biodegradable

MSW Management | By Jessica Reed

Published Sept. 14, 2022

A new solution to textile waste is becoming more accessible thanks to a company called 37.5 Technology. The company’s main business centers around a type of fabric used in workout clothing, outdoor gear, and other apparel that can regulate body temperature. A concern is that these fabrics—and many other textiles made of synthetic materials—can’t be recycled or repurposed, and they take a long time to break down in a landfill.