Stella McCartney Backs First Life Cycle Assessment for Man Made Cellulosic Fibers

By Matt Mace,
Oct 25, 2017 9:25 AM ET
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Luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney will be able to better map the environmental impacts of its raw materials, after commissioning the first ever Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for man-made cellulose fiber (MMCF) used in production.

Stella McCartney commissioned a study into the environmental performance of ten raw material sources of MMCF, carried out by third-party certifier SCS Global Services. The study, which will be shared across the textile and apparel industry, examined environmental issues ranging from deforestation to viscose-sourcing practices.

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