Recipients of Repreve Champions of Sustainability revealed

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© Unifi Inc. Unifi, Inc. an innovator in recycled and artificial yarns, today revealed receivers of the 3rd annual of awards, continuing to acknowledge business driving sustainability for the of tomorrow.

This year, a total of 79 companies have actually accomplished essential turning points through their usage of Repreve recycled performance fibre. Emphasizes include H&M, which has recycled more than a half billion bottles, and Wal-Mart and Quiksilver reaching the quarter billion bottle turning point. In addition, Lovesac and Inditex, special classification winners last year, both advanced to bottle-based awards.

“Collaborating, Unifi’s brand name, retailer and fabric partners have helped us recycle more than 19 billion bottles,” said Jay Hertwig, Elder Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Unifi. “We are delighted that a growing number of companies are dedicating to worldwide obligation and using our eco-friendly fiber options to favorably affect our , both now and in the .”

Repreve Champions of Sustainability will be granted to 26 brand name and retail partners that have actually each changed 10 million or more recycled plastic bottles, and 42 fabric partners that have each changed 50 million or more bottles, through making use of Repreve performance fibers.

“While plastic intake is on the increase, we’re doing our part to offer bottles a second . It is our hope that these awards likewise motivate customers to make recycling a daily habit and boost recycling rates,” stated Hertwig.

In addition to the 68 bottle-based awards, Unifi is also recognizing 11 unique classification award winners:

Repreve Champions of Sustainability

Brand name & & Merchant Bottle Awards

Aeropostale, Gildan, Haggar, HanesBrands, Haworth, H&M, Inditex, JCPenney, Jordache, Lindex, Lovesac, Lucky Textiles, Momentum, Nike, Okaïdi, Patagonia, Polartec, Quiksilver, Target, Timberland, The North Face, Under Armour.

Textile Partner Bottle Awards

Antex Knitting, Billion Increase, Clarotex, Copen, Darlington, Duvaltex, Elevate Textiles, Freudenberg Efficiency Products, Hamrick Mills, Hornwood Inc, Inmobiliaria Apopa, Intradeco, Jiangyin Chunlan, Kipas, Küçükçalık, MAS Fabrics, Merinos, Milliken & & Business, Nanjing Haixinlining, Nantong Dafuhao, Nantong Shuanghong, Ningbo Huayao, Ningbo Shenzhou, Pettenati, Pride Efficiency Fabrics, Saehan, Sage Automotive Interiors, Shandong Hongye, Shanghai Challenge Fabric, Shuford Mills LLC, Snyder Enterprises Inc, Suzhou Yunmei, Swisstex Direct LLC, Tah Tong Fabric, Texhong, Texpasa USA LLC, Textufil S.A., Tuntex, Worldon, Wujiang Zhonglian, Wuxi Changjiang, Yuanwen

Special Category Awards

Repreve Partners in Innovation – Twin Dragon, Palmetto Synthetics, U.S. Denim Mills

Repreve Circular Logoplaste, Oak Hall

Repreve Beginner – Macy’s, Pleased X Nature, Culp Home Fashions, Hard Rock International

Repreve All-in – Bermuda Sands, Walmart

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