October 31, 2019
In the US, the average person throws away about 70 pounds of clothing and other textiles annually, with textile waste representing about 5 percent of all landfill space.
KOBA® faux fur by ECOPEL is made with recycled polyester and up to 100% DuPont™ Sorona® plant-based fibers, creating the first commercially available faux furs using bio-based ingredients. The new KOBA® Fur-Free Fur can be recycled at the end of its long life, helping to keep ensure it never ends up as waste and closes the fashion loop. It’s 37% plant based Sorona® material means that it consumes up to 30% less energy and produces up to 63% less greenhouse gas than conventional synthetics.
Sorona® plant based fibers, consumes up to 63% less greenhouse gas than conventional synthetics.