12 Unexpected, Surprising, and Downright Weird Eco Fabrics Used in Fashion

Jasmin Malik Chua
Living / Style
August 12, 2009

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With some assistance from nanoparticles, the keratin from chicken feathers could be used to create a lightweight yet resilient fabric. And we wouldn't have to worry about running out of plumage: About five million tonnes of the agricultural waste product are rendered into stock feed or buried in landfills every year.

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