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Nike App Helps Designers Choose Sustainable Materials


Source: POPSOP.com

10 July 2013:A new iOS app by Nike helps designers choose more sustainable materials. Informed by the Nike Materials Sustainability Index (MSI), MAKING providers users with information about the environment environmental performance of the materials designers and creators use in their work, such as silk, leather, wool, polypropylene and rayon-viscose, so that they can make more informed decisions about the materials they choose. The guide delivers information on the materials that are most used in the manufacturing of apparel and home goods. To provide information on how sustainable each material is, MAKING looks at the chemistry, energy/greenhouse gas intensity, water/land intensity and physical waste of each material. 

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