Sweater developed from high-tech refuse

November 1st, 2021

London, U.K.-based company Vollebak has introduced a new sweater made from materials retrieved from landfill refuse. Built from old bulletproof vests and firefighter suits that were no longer usable, the Garbage Sweater is not only rugged, comfortable and attractive—it’s fireproof as well. Made in France from 70 percent recycled meta-aramid and 30 percent para-aramid, the […]

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Leigh Fibers announces recycling partnership

June 27th, 2016

Leigh Fibers, Inc., Spartanburg, S.C., will become the recycling partner for Cintas, the Cincinnati, Ohio-based uniform company. The first-of-its-kind national program will facilitate the safe disposal of out-of-service uniforms that normally end up in landfills. Instead, the recycling process will offer new life to the used materials in the automotive and other end-user industries. The […]

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