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How Lenzing’s Wood Sourcing Supports Forest Health

At Lenzing, our work revolves around trees. We turn wood into cellulosic fibers including TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal and ECOVERO™ Viscose, which then become soft textiles and garments—including jeans.

March 21 was the annual International Day of Forests, a date chosen by the United Nations General Assembly to place attention on the importance of forests. The theme for this year was “Forests and Health,” focusing on the role that forests play in human health—including air purification, carbon capture and water cleanliness. Forests are also crucial for economic health, since they contribute to poverty alleviation.

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