AK Crab Shells Make Yarns and Fibers Bio-Friendly
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Alaska crab shells make fibers bio-friendly.
Most people are unaware that our carpets, clothing, car seats, mattresses, even mop heads – are coated with metals, like copper and aluminum, and chemicals. The yarns and fabrics are routinely dosed with fire retardants, anti-odors and other things for our protection.
To the rescue: Crab shells from Alaska.
All-natural Tidal-Tex treatments are being applied instead of metals and chemicals at Leigh Fibers in South Carolina, one of the...
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