what's the problem?
What makes us human is also part of what makes us awful
Annually, U.S.A throws away 26 Billion lbs of textile trash into a landfill.
The average American throws away about 81 lbs of textile waste a year. That is about 8 full trash bags
so, why not recycle?
of those surveyed don’t think their textile trash can or should be donated due to holes, rips, and stains
of those surveyed claim to be more likely to donate if their textiles would be accepted regardless of condition
current cotton clothing life-cycle
resource consumption data
project goals and strategies
a less wasteful alternative
Retains Cotton-like properties
High yarn strength and durability
Can be made to specification and woven to mimic denim, corduroy, muslin, organza, etc.
99.7% of Chemicals used in manufacturing process is reused.
Used fabrics can be processed back to raw materials and rewoven into new products.