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Made from recycled plastic bottles, this technical fabric is extra durable—and good for the earth!

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From Bottles
to Bags

Developed by environmental experts and material innovators, recycled poly is a technical fabric made from recycled plastic bottles that otherwise end up in landfills and waterways. By turning those bottles into yarn and fabric, we can now optimize the lifespan of PET* plastic, thereby reducing pollution. At Lo & Sons, we use 600D and 1200D recycled poly, which is water-resistant and super strong. The “D” stands for denier, a measure of yarn thickness. The higher the denier, the thicker the material.

*Polyethylene Terephthalate, known commonly as PET or PETE, is the clear plastic used for water and soda bottles.

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Clear plastic bottles are collected.

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The bottles are washed and cut into small pieces.

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The plastic is melted, spun into yarn, and woven into fabric.

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The water-resistant, eco-friendly fabric is used to make our bags.

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The Many Benefits of
Recycled Poly

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Plastic is the largest source of ocean litter. Recycling reduces the amount of new plastic in circulation—and therefore in our waterways.

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Recycled polyester has a 79%-lower carbon footprint than virgin polyester, and its production uses up to 90% less water.

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Over two billion plastic bottles have been diverted from landfills to be recycled into eco-friendly fabric.

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Three billion recycled plastic bottles save over half a million barrels of oil and eliminates 400,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Investing in Sustainability

As our business grows, we don’t want to focus only on minimizing harm to our planet, but we also want to enhance the beauty of the wonderful places we travel to.


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