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Two Carpets – What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

Carpet cleaning safety. Wool carpets have a natural resistance to spills and stains and can be cleaned easily with a natural water solution of mild detergent. Unlike polypropylene carpets which are cleaned with bleach, leaving toxic residues. Choose Safety, #ChooseWool.

The Campaign for Wool hopes that the publicity surrounding the plastic contamination […]

By |2019-04-24T16:05:45+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

Two Curtains – What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

Wool is a fire safe solution. High in water and nitrogen content, wool is naturally flame-retardant. Wool does not melt, drip or to stick to the skin causing burns, and when subject to extreme heat it produces less smoke and less noxious fumes. Wool’s requires high levels of oxygen in order […]

By |2019-04-24T15:44:35+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

Choose Wisely – Check it’s Wool

What’s the Difference?

Highlighting the Campaign for Wool’s core messaging of wool being Natural, Biodegradable and Renewable, this film is a call to action for consumers to make a difference with their fibre choice and to Choose Wisely and #Check It’s Wool.

With the emphasis on #SlowingFashion and to combat the current throw-away culture, research […]

By |2019-04-24T16:11:03+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

Synthetic Vs Wool – What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

Wool has inherent natural properties that benefit the planet in so many ways. The planet is choking from waste plastic and man-made fibres that are being discarded in its oceans and the land every single day. In terms of consumer fibre choice there is still a disconnect as to what contributes […]

By |2019-04-24T16:12:57+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

Wool Shed stops at school

By Ken Muir

Menzies College, in Wyndham, is the latest school to host The Wool Shed, a container of exhibits and information about wool

cand the importance of the fibre to the New Zealand economy.

”It’s important that we educate the new generation of schoolchildren about wool and the benefits it offers,” Menzies College teacher Sally Robertson […]

By |2019-04-02T14:02:38+12:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|

New Zealand wool to be tested on NASA spacecraft

* From Newshub * 

New Zealand wool is set to make its way into deep space.

Auckland-based company Lanaco’s new wool has been used to make a breathable filter for astronauts.

CEO Nick Davenport told Newshub it has sparked the interest of NASA and is now being trialled for use in space.

“They tracked us down. There was an […]

By |2018-10-25T12:59:03+12:00October 24th, 2018|Blog|

Wool education takes out-of-box approach

This article was posted on farmersweekly.co.nz June 26 2018

A wool promotion using modified shipping containers in schools is in hot demand.

The Wool Shed inspires students to be creative and curious about new uses for an abundant, natural and locally produced fibre.

Project manager Vicki Linstrom said kids are keen to learn about a biodegradable, sustainable product […]

By |2018-06-28T10:21:17+12:00June 28th, 2018|Blog|

Stuff: Shed serves up lessons on value of wool

This article was posted on stuff.co.nz at 09:32, June 26 2017

No matter who is crowned champion at Wimbledon, New Zealand wool is a star performer on centre court every year.

Good crimp characteristics give wool more bounce than synthetic alternatives, making it the obvious choice to cover the 54,000 tennis balls used at the sport’s glamour event.

To […]

By |2017-06-27T12:39:49+12:00June 26th, 2017|Blog|