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Waste2Wear Debuts First Blockchain-Verified Ocean-Plastic Fabric

Rivet’s 2021 winter issue has dropped! This in-depth issue examines the steps the global denim industry is taking to minimize its impact on the environment, from implementing zero waste production and design processes to establishing greenhouse gas emissions goals aligned with the Paris Agreement.

Waste2Wear, a Shanghai-based company that recycles post-consumer plastic into textiles, has unveiled what it calls the world’s first line of ocean-plastic-derived fabrics that is completely traceable using blockchain technology. A beta version of the Ocean Fabrics range, which debuts at Première Vision in Paris this week, marks a milestone for the transparency of the recycled-textile…

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