Returnity: A Cradle-to-Cradle Polyester With a Tiny Carbon Footprint

by , 02/04/15   filed under: Eco-Textiles, Fabrictionary

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RETURNITY \rəˈtərnədē\

n. 1: A 100 percent recyclable polyester fabric licensed by Dutch Awearness, a textile company guided by the principles of “circular economy.” 2: Said to reduce carbon-dioxide impact by 73 percent, waste management by 100 percent, and water use by 95 percent compared with cotton. 3: Used primarily in the workwear and interior-furnishing industries, where corporate-run take-back programs are more easily implemented, with the potential for incorporation into fashion markets such as sports and outerwear. 4: Recycled in compliance with to Cradle to Cradle guidelines, according to textile firm Backhausen.

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