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Gore Fabrics joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s “Make Fashion Circular” initiative

FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM, Germany (May 16, 2018) – W.L. Gore’s Fabrics Division is excited to announce that it is participating in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s “Make Fashion Circular” initiative. Gore Fabrics is joining forces with some 20 global brands in a commitment to develop new pathways for the textile industry informed by the principles of a circular […] read more »

Life Cycle Assessment study shows: DWR performance during use phase can significantly impact its environmental profile

  18. January, 2016
Consumer care in order to maintain repellency performance influences environmental impacts far more than choice of chemistry Current non-fluorinated DWR fails to meet backpackers’ expectations; outerwear quickly saturates with water causing  increased garment weight and wearer discomfort W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues its scientific research and has published Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) data […] read more »