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Clothes may be able to recycle themselves

Nanotechnology may be on the verge of enabling one of the UKs most wasteful sectors the fashion industry dramatically improve its recycling record. A Royal Society conference on nanotechnology and the environment, held in London, was told that each year 1 million tonnes of textiles are thrown away in Britain with 80% being landfilled. But a leading researcher said the days of in-built obsolescence of passing fashions may be over. New ...

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