This startup wants your next T-shirt to be made from wood

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In a new pilot factory in Jyväskylä, Finland–a city surrounded by forests and known in part for its lumber and paper industries–a startup will soon begin to turn wood pulp into something new: a type of fabric that could eventually compete with cotton.

Making wood into fabric isn't new, but older wood-based fabrics like rayon use harsh chemicals that can pollute water and poison workers.

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Source: Fast Company

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