Recycled plastics making a sustainable fashion statement

08/07/2012

The next time you drink from a plastic water bottle, you might take a moment to consider how the bottle may fit you one day.

Designers producing clothing made from plastic packaging that had previously been destined for a landfill is now a growing trend.

Clothing makers are using post consumer resin (PCR) and spinning it into fibers that are then used to make a type of polyester. This polyester has become the green fabric of choice to create various type of clothing from t-shirts to sports jerseys.
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