a.Apparel Fabric – we are able to execute most requests for Recycle Poly currently. Both from Certified mills and non-Certified mills.
b.Pets/Home/Hardlines Fabric – we are able to execute many requests for Recycle Poly currently. Both from Certified mills and non-Certified mills.
c.Non-woven for Reusable Bags – Currently all non-woven materials are virgin. We are working with non-woven mills to trial rPET materials, with an aspiration of 2020/2021 to have something available.
Notes for recycle poly fabric :
a.We are working towards an equal costing of Recycle Poly and Virgin Poly. Currently Recycle poly yarn is about 10% - 40% higher than regular poly yarn, depending on types of recycle poly yarn, spun poly yarn about 10% higher, filament poly yarn about 40% higher. Recycle poly yarn cost may raise if demanding significantly increases.
b.We are working towards availability of all types of poly yarn being available as rPET. Currently, technology is not available for all types of poly yarn to be spun from rPET materials.
a.Sorona Poly - We using Sorona poly in our products. Sorona poly is biodegradable poly yarn from corn developed by Dupont Sorona.
b.Biofuze Poly – We are looking into new biodegradable poly named “Biofuze”, developed by Paradise Textiles, biodegraded over 83.1% in simulated landfill conditions in 338 days.
a.Apparel Fabric– we are able to execute requests for BCI Cotton currently.
b.Pets/Home/Hardlines Fabric – we are able to execute requests for BCI Cotton currently.
a.Apparel Fabric – Organic Cotton is available upon request.
b.Pets/Home/Hardlines Fabric – Organic Cotton is available upon request .
a.New Concept under development - spinning cotton yarns from used cotton apparels, to weave cotton fabric.
Limitation - current stage, finest recycle cotton yarn can be spun is 40’s. - maximum 30% recycle cotton yarn used in weaving fabric, to ensure fabric performance very close to regular cotton yarn.
1.Recycle Poly Fiber is 100% Recycled material currently and Certifiable at our facilities in both China and US countries.
2.Shredded foam is all Recycle material. Considering its origin is not traceable, it is not Certifiable.
3.Recycle Beads can be 100% Recycled material. We are able to execute and Certify all DOM requests for Recycled Bead material.