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Levi Strauss has teamed up with Evrnu, a Seattle-based startup that reconstitutes old fibers into new, to create the world's first jeans made up of more than 50 percent post-consumer cotton waste. The two companies created the prototype, a pair of Levi's 511s, using five used cotton T-shirts and a technique that Evrnu says consumes 98 percent less water than those associated with virgin-cotton products. The jeans, according to Evrnu CEO Stacy Flynn, provide a glimpse of a future where textiles are regenerated not just once but multiple times, paring down waste.

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One Response to “Top 7 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2016 (Vote for Most Game-Changing)”

  1. ava says:

    Why is everyone obsessed with plastic and welding? Don’t you know it creates emissions every time you do it?

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