I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More
Chemical EngineeringChementator Briefs
Biomethane Last month, NextChem, a subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont S.p.A.…
BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALTOWER DOCTORFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSENGINEERING PRACTICEENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEREQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUSSHOW PREVIEWSDEPARTMENTSCHEM CHRONICLES

Comment Business & Economics

Teijin launches closed-loop, polyester-recycling program

By Gerald Ondrey |

Teijin Fibers Ltd (Osaka, Japan; www.teijin.co.jp) announced today the first-ever program in the marine clothing industry for collecting and recycling used garments, launched in collaboration with Henri Lloyd (Manchester, U.K.; www.henrilloyd.com), a major global brand of marine apparel based in the U.K. Recycling will be carried out with ECO Circle, an environmentally friendly closed-loop system incorporating the world’s first technology for the chemical recycling of polyester, which Teijin Fibers introduced in 2002. Teijin Fibers’ ECO Storm, a recyclable, waterproof and breathable material made from recycled fibers laminated with a highly durable thin polyester film, will be incorporated in sailing wear featured in Henri Lloyd’s 2010 Blue Eco Range. The inaugural lineup will include the Blue Eco Jacket and Hi Fit trousers, both of which are windproof, waterproof and highly breathable. The Blue Eco products will be available in Henri Lloyd’s own stores and its wholesale account network in the U.K. as well as the U.S., Australia, across Europe and Japan.   Under the program, Henri Lloyds Blue Eco partners will accept these garments from their customers after they are worn out, from where they will be sent…
Related Content
Business News: August 2022
Plant Watch Johnson Matthey to build U.K. gigafactory for H2 fuel-cell components July 18, 2022 — Johnson Matthey plc (JM;…
Driving environmental progress
The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court limiting the authority of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
GMP In The Cosmetic Industry
Solve turbomachinery problems: Miba Tilting Pad Bearings
Six Steps to Designing a Storage Vessel That Really Works
SICK Solutions for Cleaner Industries - Powerful Transitions
Gain a Digital Line of Sight Across the Whole Lifecycle of the Plant with a Digital Twin

View More