Our SHRED range is made from Ecotex, a material made from 100% recycled textile waste derived from old, unwanted clothes and household fabrics.
Recycling clothing is a fantastic way to prolong a products lifecycle thus reducing the need to produce new cotton or synthetic fibers. Here are just some of the environmental and economical benefits of recycling clothing:
Reduces landfill – synthetic fiber products do not decompose, while natural fibers (such as wool) do decompose but produce methane, which contributes to global warming.
Reduces pressure on virgin resources – this not only includes materials traditionally used in textiles, such as cotton or wool, but oil and other non-renewable chemicals used to produce synthetic fibers.
Reduces pollution, as well as water and energy consumption – 26,000 liters of water are needed to grow a single kilo of cotton.
Reduces the demand for dyes and fixing agents, which in turn lowers the environmental impact of their use and manufacture.