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Your T-Shirts Could Soon Be Made From Green Wood-Fiber

  • Brazil’s pulp giant Suzano enters JV to make textile fiber
  • Global clothing chain H&M is set to partner on material
Woven Spinnova fabric made from wood.

Woven Spinnova fabric made from wood.

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Is the fashion world ready for more clothes made of wood?

Suzano SA, the world’s largest wood pulp maker, is making a big bet that it is, and joining the party is Finnish startup Spinnova. The two players are entering a 50-50 joint venture to build a commercial-scale facility to produce a new green fiber made from wood pulp.