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How TENCEL™ Fits into TCE’s Sustainable Material Makeover

The blueprint for denim hasn’t changed much since its beginnings, but how mills and manufacturers bring this classic wardrobe staple to life is constantly changing to advance sustainability.

Vietnam-based denim mill and garment manufacturer TCE is a prime example of how producers are pushing the envelope in technology to create greener jeans. This includes using unexpected materials like banana, pineapple or nylon fishing nets. The manufacturer is also using multiple varieties of TENCEL™ fibers to contribute to carbon footprint reduction.

Read more on Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit