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First garment from 100% recycled cotton

Re:newcell has made Rayon from recycled cotton and created the first dress from 100% recycled cotton. They are also building textile recycling factories throughout Europe. Re:newcell has partnered with companies including the Swedish company, SKS Textile. This is not a perfect solution as the resulting material is Rayon, which is harder to recycle. 

  • Emissions impact: reduce CO2 by 77% 

Read more at: 

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/sustainable-fashion-blog/sweden-recycled-cotton-technology-fashion-composting