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(Archive) Fibers Unsorted by envisions x imat

From waste to value

This project was part of DDW 2020
envisions x imat - Fibers Unsorted — © photography by Ronald Smits

The textile industry is one of the most polluting ones out there. Only a minor share of its waste - composed out of both used and unused clothing - re-enters our daily lives as low-quality materials, such as insulation.

Despite the enormous mountain ahead, imat started researching industrial methods of deconstructing mixed textiles into usable fibers, which can then be spun into yarns that can compete quality-wise with their predecessors.

For the launch of this new y

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