Here are some statistics which emphasize the positive impact sustainable practices and recycled yarns have had on the textile industry.
Did you know?
the textile industry is responsible for 4% of fresh water usage per year?
that's 24 TRILLION gallons per year.
through the development of recycled materials & sustainable practices,
10 BILLION gallons of water were saved in 2019.
textile waste makes up 5% of landfills,
95% of that is recyclable.
through the development and use of recycled yarns,
over 6.5 MILLION lbs. of textile waste are diverted from landfills each year.
only 29% of plastic bottles are recycled per year,
that means the other 71% end up in oceans and landfills.
through the development of recycled yarns,
80 MILLION plastic bottles are saved from landfills yearly.