Colours in a Circular Economy

Kirsi Niinimäki, Eugenia Smirnova, Elina Ilen, Herbert Sixta, Michael Hummel

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This paper reports on preliminary results on the recycling of coloured cellulose-based textiles using a novel dry-jet wet spinning denoted as the Ioncell-F process. The practical possibility of colour circulation is useful knowledge for colour designers in the industry. The findings can help define further parameters for circular economy products
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCircular Transitions Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationA Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy
EditorsRebecca Earley, Kate Goldsworthy
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherUniversity of the Arts London
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeD3 Professional conference proceedings
EventCircular Transitions: A Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy - Chelsea College of Arts, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 23 Nov 201624 Nov 2016


ConferenceCircular Transitions
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • Textile Remanufacturing
  • Colour Design
  • Ioncell-F
  • Dyeing
  • Fibres
  • Disposable Textiles
  • Circular Economy


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