Recycled upholstery fabric

September 1st, 2020

Tessutica’s new Greencare fabric line is a collection of 100% recycled and recyclable upholstery fabrics created from pellets that come from marine plastic waste. The fabrics are engineered with recycled yarns from regular post-consumer PET bottles from the oceans, landfills and upcycled cotton from garments and are certified under the Global Recycle Standard (GRS) label. […]

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Memory quilts from upcycled T-shirts

April 1st, 2020

Since 2012, Project Repat has made 400,000 quilts, which translates into 9.6 million upcycled T-shirts kept out of landfills. Photo: Project Repat. Sometimes, the idea for a new product comes about in an unexpected way. Take Project Repat, for example. Company cofounder Ross Lohr was stuck in a traffic jam in Nairobi, Kenya. After two […]

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Recycled biodegradable polyester

November 1st, 2019

Designed for the commercial interiors heavy duty upholstery market, Clean Impact Textiles™ represent a step forward in establishing an advanced bicircular economy model for textiles. Under this model, polyester fabric at the end of its useful life can flow through either a biological or technical cycle. This technology is used to create high performance fabrics […]

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Partying in sustainable style: Cannes Film Festival

August 1st, 2019

The “after party” for the colorful, sustainable carpet used at a Cannes Film Festival event includes being reused before being recycled. The worn part will be regenerated, and the rest will be repurposed. Photos: Aquafil. Since 1998, Swiss jeweler Chopard has been an official partner of the Cannes Film Festival. The luxury house crafts the […]

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Dresses made from waste materials

March 1st, 2018

It’s called deadstock—the fabric left over when clothing is manufactured. It’s a common practice for fashion houses to order more fabric than they need, as a precaution. The problem is that the leftover fabric adds up quickly into billions of square feet of textile waste each year. Much of that ends up in landfills instead […]

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Recycled-content fabric for structures and banners

May 1st, 2008

Moss Green Knit, made with recycled content, can be used for structures, including custom projects, Moss Shapes and Entasi, and banners. The fabric can be printed using Moss’s state-of-the-art Photo Fabric printing process. Sixty percent of the yarn used in making Moss Green Knit is 100 percent recycled. SOURCE Moss® Inc.

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Dazian Fabrics LLC releases recycled polyester products

May 1st, 2008

Eco-Celtic Cloth is made from 100 percent recycled polyester. It has the same construction, FR properties and washability as regular Celtic Cloth, while conserving approximately 44,000 BTUs of energy. The fabric is available in 122-inch width in white and black. Eco-Janus provides a green alternative to the traditional Janus fabric; the fabric is made from […]

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