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Mango Materials included in article called Keeping Clothes out of the Garbage

Clothes are being made at a rapid pace and entering the waste system just as fast. In Anthropocene Magazine, Veronique Greenwood discusses how we got to the fast fashion movement and highlights unique solutions to address the end of life issues of garments, including Mango Materials’ biopolyester. Greenwood states, “One company in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mango Materials, has been working for eight years on commercializing a process in which bacteria convert methane into a biodegradable plastic; last summer, the company found a way to spin the substance into polyester-like fibers that can be used in clothes.” Click here to read more from the sustainable fashion article in Anthropocene Magazine.

RISE recognizes innovative materials, including Mango Materials’ PHA fiber

RISE® — The Research, Innovation & Science For Engineered Fabrics Conference, will be held September 11-13, 2018, at the Raleigh Marriott City Center hotel, Raleigh, N.C. The conference, now in its eighth year and organized by the Cary, N.C.-based Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), focuses on innovations in global plastics extrusion, multifunctional fabric technologies, innovative apparel manufacturing and disruptive engineered materials with the aim of connecting innovations with real-world applications. Mango Materials will be presenting at the conference along with other companies such as Gingko Bioworks, Performance Biofilaments, Fiber Innovation Technology, Lenzing AG, among others. Click here to read the article about the event....

Mango Materials biodegradable fiber featured as a solution to microfiber issue

In the third installment of a three part series, writer Mary Catherine O’Connor provides some solutions to the microfibers problem, which includes Mango Materials’ biodegradable fibers. Other solutions include catching the fibers in the washing process or using additives to enhance biodegradation at the wastewater treatment plant. Click here to read the entire article.

Learning with Lowell interviews Molly Morse during weekly podcast

Molly had the pleasure of being interviewed by Lowell for a recent “Learning with Lowell” podcast. They discussed biodegradable polymers, what is it like starting a company, and a few of Molly’s favorite things. Click here to listen to the podcast. Click here to subscribe to Learning with Lowell.

Molly Morse pitches at Fashion for Good Innovation Fest

On June 14, 2018, Molly presented to corporate partners and members of the textile industry at Fashion for Good’s Innovation Fest in Amsterdam. As the final event of the 3 month accelerator program, Innovation Fest featured all of the start-ups in Batch 3, along with some of the new members of the Fashion for Good Scaling Programme. To see Molly’s pitch, click here.

Mango Materials included in first Emerging Materials Innovators Report by Cradle to Cradle Fashion Positive

Cradle to Cradle Fashion Positive recently released the first edition of a quarterly report highlighting the most promising innovators working towards the future of fashion. Mango Materials is honored to be included in this report and are grateful to Fashion Positive for showcasing our polyester of the future. This quarterly report is released to Fashion Positive’s global network in hopes to encourage the investor and accelerator community, along with their brand partners, to support these committed innovators. To read about all of the innovators featured in the report and to receive copies of future reports, sign up here.