Revolutionizing Textile Recycling with Fiber “Barcodes”: A Step Towards Environmental Sustainability

In a groundbreaking leap towards addressing the burgeoning issue of textile waste, researchers have drawn inspiration from the iridescent beauty of butterfly wings to develop a novel solution that could revolutionize textile recycling. This innovative approach involves using reflective fibers woven into clothing, acting as a durable alternative to traditional clothing labels and potentially transforming the sorting and recycling of textiles.