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Material Management

HOW PLASTIC WASTE IS CONTAMINATING THE WORLD’S OCEANS

The devastating effects of excess plastic are well known – from garbage patches in the oceans to dirty beaches and animals dying painful deaths as a result of eating the plastic waste. Not only is the manufacture and use of plastic becoming a problem for the planet, disposing of it is also an issue. This raises the question why old plastic is not recycled more often and turned into new products. Unfortunately, the recycling rate in Germany and Europe is very low as, due to certain regulations, many materials are not suitable for recycling. Therefore a large amount of rubbish is exported abroad where there are fewer restrictions on dealing with plastic waste. However, a large amount of it is incinerated or ends up in the sea.

In order to counteract these improper disposal methods, more and more companies and consumers are focusing on recycled raw materials. Within the fashion industry, Fair Fashion is taking a stance to reduce the amount of plastic waste. You can find out more about sustainable fashion in our blog post.

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A NEW SUIT TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT

The brand CG – CLUB of GENTS has made it its mission to reuse plastic waste, thus making a valuable contribution to protect the planet for future generations. The eco-friendly suit is made of 80% recycled polyester and its blue outer fabric and green lining send a clear message: Next Generation against Climate Change.

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HOW SUSTAIBLE IS THE ECO-FRIENDLY SUIT?Run the PET bottle over the suit and discover which components are recycled.

The interfacing and the canvas are made of 100% recycled polyester.
The body lining of jacket and trousers is made of 62% recycled polyester.
The knee lining is made of 62% recycled polyester.
The pocket lining is made of 100% recycled polyester.
The waistband lining is made of 100% recycled polyester.
The seat lining is made of 100% recycled polyester.
The crotch lining is made of 100% recycled polyester.
All buttons are made of 100% recycled polyester.