Wood based textiles fibres – Sustainable solution for future

Herbert Sixta, Marcus Hummel, Pirjo Kääriäinen, Pertti Nousiainen, Marianna Vehviläinen, Marjo Määttänen, Kyösti Valta, Ali Harlin (Corresponding author)

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Regenerated cellulose fibres have been considered as materials from past, but sustainability issues related to cotton as well synthetic textiles are creating a renaissance of wood based materials. Issue is markedly on the renewable raw material base not interfering food-chain having low water foot print, but also the possibility to create textile ecosystem for future circular economy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNWBC 2015 - 6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8353-9
ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8352-2
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, NWBC 2015 - Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 20 Oct 201522 Oct 2015

Publication series

SeriesVTT Technology


Conference6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, NWBC 2015
Abbreviated titleNWBC 2015


This work was carried out in mainly in FIBIC ltd research program Fubio Cellulose (2011-2013) and Large Technology Opening called Design Driven World of Cellulose (part I 2013-2015), both financed by TEKES.


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