Natural Fabric dye from the fermentation pot

by: Mirjam Visser, 2019-04-04 16:32:27 UTC

Dyes in water

Almost every industrially used colour is produced using fossil-based chemistry. One of the most colour-consuming industry remains textile manufacturing, which uses 1 million tons of dyes every year, this industry happens to be the second most polluting industry in the world!

Pili Biotech produces different dye colours using sugars and fermentation processes. Just like beer, in big fermentors but instead of brewing beer, Pili brews renewable …

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