S.Cafe: Clothes Made From Used Coffee Grounds

by , 10/01/09   filed under: Eco-Textiles, Fabrictionary

Coffee grounds

Photo by deapeajay

S.CAFE \ˈes ka-ˈfā\

n. 1 a: A fabric that Singtex Industries in Taiwan knits or weaves using waste coffee grounds. (A single cup of coffee can yield two shirts.) b: Said to dry quickly, protect against UV rays, and neutralize odors. c: Meets Swiss Bluesign standards for sustainable fabrics.

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2 Responses to “S.Cafe: Clothes Made From Used Coffee Grounds”

  1. Wynne says:

    A single cup of coffee yields two shirts? Do I detect some exaggeration? or is there perhaps another ingredient? Are the coffee grounds the material or the dye? Would love some more info…

  2. skipnhop says:

    it is more like 1.2% coffee and the rest is polyester.

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