GRETE was mentioned in one of Mongabay’s articles when talking about how scientists and companies are looking to a small section of the textile market to address the clothing industry’s threats to climate and ecosystems:
“Now the situation has changed, because the clothing brands are worried about raw material availability and environmental issues at the same time,” says Ali Harlin, a research professor at VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland and a coordinating partner for the EU-backed GRETE project, which funds research into bio-based fabrics.
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Read the full article at their website: Clothes sourced from plants could expand deforestation – or abate it