How our co-founders landed on silk chemistry as their most meaningful work.
Almost 27% of the world’s industrial water pollution comes from the textile industry.
30% the amount of polyurethane, acrylic resins and perfluorinated chemicals that ACTIVATED SILK™ currently replaces on leather
27% the average percentage of undisclosed chemicals in “100% natural” fibers (by weight)
85% of clothing donations end up in landfills.
More than 62 million tons of apparel are consumed each year.
75% of customers say sustainability is very or extremely important to them.
The average woman is exposed to 168 unique personal care ingredients every day.
Up to 25% of the world’s chemicals are used in textile finishing alone.
Nylon treated with ACTIVATED SILK™ dries up to 40% faster than nylon treated with synthetic chemicals.
42% of people don’t realize their personal care products contain ingredients made from crude oil.
Silk and human skin share a similar protein structure, with 18 amino acids in common.