18 episodes

The latest textile research insights and news from HKRITA. Join host and professions dive deep in textile matters. The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel is a Hong Kong based research institute for the textiles and clothing industry. We focus on R&D and collaborates with industry partner to facilitate technologies transfers and commercialization. Find out more: www.hkrita.com

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The latest textile research insights and news from HKRITA. Join host and professions dive deep in textile matters. The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel is a Hong Kong based research institute for the textiles and clothing industry. We focus on R&D and collaborates with industry partner to facilitate technologies transfers and commercialization. Find out more: www.hkrita.com

    Innovation and technologies driving the sustainability of denim | | Ms Katherine Chan

    Innovation and technologies driving the sustainability of denim | | Ms Katherine Chan

    Discover the urgent solutions for a sustainable denim fashion industry in this episode. Introducing HKRITA's technologies tackling recycling, wastewater, and more by HKRITA’s Business Development Director, Ms Katherine Chan. Listen to how HKRITA’s innovative advancements are driving the future of denim

    • 17 min
    Carbon Neutral Policy - Promoting the Sustainable Process of China's Luxury Industry Chain| Dr Gloria Yao (English simultaneous interpretation audio)

    Carbon Neutral Policy - Promoting the Sustainable Process of China's Luxury Industry Chain| Dr Gloria Yao (English simultaneous interpretation audio)

    In recent years, carbon neutrality has become increasingly important as consumers become more environmentally conscious and demand sustainable products. Dr. Gloria Yao, Director of Project development of HKRITA, an expert in textile technology, discussed the current situation and challenges faced by China's luxury industry and provided insights on how to reduce carbon footprint. 

    • 22 min
    碳中和政策 - 推動中國奢侈品產業的可持續發展進程 | 姚磊博士 (普通話演講)

    碳中和政策 - 推動中國奢侈品產業的可持續發展進程 | 姚磊博士 (普通話演講)

    隨著消費者對環保意識的增強和對可持續產品的需求,碳中和措施越見重要。香港紡織及成衣研發中心項目發展總監姚磊博士,討論了中國奢侈品行業面臨的現狀和挑戰,提供了減少碳足跡的見解。 

    • 24 min
    Envisioning the Future of a Circular World. Are We on the Right Track? | ITMA 2023 Panel Discussion

    Envisioning the Future of a Circular World. Are We on the Right Track? | ITMA 2023 Panel Discussion

    The ITMA 2023 panel examined the textile and garment industry's progress towards circularity. Mr Edwin Keh, the CEO of HKRITA was one of the panelists in the discussion on sustainable materials, closed-loop production systems, and circular business models. Edwin evaluated whether the industry is on track to achieve a circular economy. Additionally, the panel identified further actions necessary to accelerate this transition.

    • 32 min
    What HKRITA does? An introduction of our institute | Ms Katherine Chan

    What HKRITA does? An introduction of our institute | Ms Katherine Chan

    HKRITA is a leading textile research institute based in Hong Kong. Ms Katherine Chan, our Director of Business Development, is invited to provide insight of HKRITA  and help you gain a deeper understanding of what we do.  

    • 6 min
    Green Machine - A Green Treatment for Textile Recycling | Dr Alex Chan

    Green Machine - A Green Treatment for Textile Recycling | Dr Alex Chan

    Dr Alex Chan, Senior Research Manager at HKRITA shares the story behind the Green Machine. This innovative technology uses a chemical hydrothermal treatment to selectively decompose cotton into cellulose powders, which enables the separation of polyester fibres from the blends. 

    • 6 min

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