At Lenzing, we are constantly aiming to push the needle in circularity, and we’re excited to see how our downstream partners are accelerating efforts in material reuse.
Recently, a few of our mill customers—Artistic Milliners in Pakistan, Canatiba in Brazil and Textil Santanderina in Spain—have created processes to mechanically recycle TENCEL™ branded lyocell fibers into new jeans. This creates a circular stream for pre-consumer lyocell waste that occurs naturally in the production process, reusing the fibers at a commercial scale.
To expand on this circular concept, Lenzing is partnering with the mills to launch the first phase of our Fiber Recycling Initiative.
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 www.carvedinblue.tencel.com.