Butterfly Wing-Inspired Label Could Revolutionize Textile Recycling

Micheal Johnson

Fewer than 15{5e37bb13eee9fcae577c356a6edbd948fa817adb745f8ff03ff00bd2962a045d} of the 92 million tons of garments and other textiles discarded yearly are recycled—in portion since they are so tough to form. Woven-in labels made with economical photonic fibers, designed by a College of Michigan-led staff, could change that. “It’s like a barcode which is woven straight […]