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Recyclable, circular and plastic-free by nature

Sustainability and wool

Meno energia. Meno acqua
Meno energia. Meno acqua

La lana richiede il 18% in meno di energia rispetto al poliestere e quasi il 70% in meno di acqua rispetto al cotone per la produzione di 100 maglioni.

Niente microplastiche, meno rifiuti
Niente microplastiche, meno rifiuti

A differenza delle fibre sintetiche, la lana è fatta di cheratina, non di petrolio. La lana è biodegradabile al 100%, quindi non contribuisce all'inquinamento da microplastiche nei nostri oceani o sulla nostra Terra.

La fibra più riutilizzata e riciclata del mondo
La fibra più riutilizzata e riciclata del mondo

Naturale, rinnovabile e biodegradabile, la lana è la fibra più riutilizzata e riciclata del pianeta rispetto alle principali fibre per indumenti.

Download the latest sustainability toolkit

For designers, brands and manufacturers looking for sustainable material solutions, wool is a natural, technical and circular fibre that can be easily integrated into sustainable material strategies. Download the Wool: a sustainable solution toolkit to discover how wool aligns to the UN SDGs, is an inherently circular fibre and the latest innovations that reduce the environmental impact of textile manufacture.

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Wool and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The wool fibre and Australian wool industry are aligned to 11 of the UN SDGs. From responsible farming practices and manufacturing efficiencies to end-of-life garment disposal, we are working towards a positive future.

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How you can use wool more sustainably

Processing innovations

Processing innovations

Innovations in wool processing technologies create more efficient and environmentally friendly processes in yarn development, knit and weave manufacture and dyeing and finishing to create fabrics and products for the fashion, sports, footwear, interior, protection wear and automotive industries.

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Greening Australia x Australian woolgrowers

One of the largest revegetation projects in Australia sees Greening Australia and Australian woolgrowers join forces to ensure native flora and fauna thrives through healthy, productive landscapes.

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Want to know more about wool’s sustainable properties?

The free and self-paced Sustainability and Wool course explores the industry’s impact on people and the planet. Discover sustainable development theory, global frameworks, circular economy principles and more. 
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Programs reducing the impact of wool processing

Supply compass
Australia
Greenpeace