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Ralph Lauren Pledges to Replace Virgin Polyester with Recycled by 2025

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Ralph Lauren is phasing out virgin polyester fiber, and it’s beginning with its signature polo shirt. Launched last week, the aptly named Earth Polo consists of yarn derived entirely from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. Ralph Lauren says it will remove at least 170 million plastic bottles…

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