‘No Fiber Left Behind’ stresses importance of ZERO Landfill

Martex Fiber Southern Corp. (MFSC), Spartanburg, SC, unveiled its new campaign to stress the importance of ZERO Landfill and support the idea that waste reinvention is possible in the USA. Dr Steven Chu, US Secretary of Energy sums up Martex’s new credo by stating that “Going forward, we want to see these things not only invented in America; we want to see them built in America and it’s that combination of invented in the U.S., built in the U.S., and sold worldwide that is going to be the heart of our future.”

Martex is putting these goals to action with new product development and plant expansions. The firm is challenging every textile mill to reconsider its textile waste and make sure that “No Fiber [is] Left Behind.” It is helping companies to understand what is possible with their waste streams, both ensuring that all materials are actually getting recycled into a product while no materials inadvertently go to the landfill, and potentially creating a new source of revenue for that waste. As the people who work for Martex often say, “Your waste is our raw material.”

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