49% of women's clothing by major brands are made from virgin plastics

June 25, 2021
Tags

About Smart Plastic

Founded in 2016, Smart Plastic is revolutionizing the potential of plastic to improve the environment for future generations.

Company
Half of fast fashion made of new plastics, finds report
www.bbc.com

49% of women's clothing by major brands are made from virgin plastics

Research completed by Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) found on average 49% of clothing made by Boohoo, Prettylittlething, Missguided and Asos were made of polyester, acrylic, nylon and elastane, with only 3% of those clothes containing recycled plastics.

49% of women's clothing by major brands are made from virgin plastics

Research completed by Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) found on average 49% of clothing made by Boohoo, Prettylittlething, Missguided and Asos were made of polyester, acrylic, nylon and elastane, with only 3% of those clothes containing recycled plastics.

SEE ON:

Research completed by Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) found on average 49% of clothing made by Boohoo, Prettylittlething, Missguided and Asos were made of polyester, acrylic, nylon and elastane, with only 3% of those clothes containing recycled plastics.

49% of women's clothing by major brands are made from virgin plastics

Research completed by Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) found on average 49% of clothing made by Boohoo, Prettylittlething, Missguided and Asos were made of polyester, acrylic, nylon and elastane, with only 3% of those clothes containing recycled plastics.

About Smart Plastic

Founded in 2016, Smart Plastic is revolutionizing the potential of plastic to improve the environment for future generations.

Company
KEEP READING

Related posts

We’re going back to PACK EXPO 2022!

Visit us at PACK EXPO 2022 in Chicago, IL, October 23-26, 2022.

In four weeks, the Smart Plastic team will be headed to PACK EXPO International 2022!

Last year's event was truly remarkable - we had the opportunity to meet industry leaders from across the United States and beyond. Our entire team is looking forward to this opportunity again.

We will be at Booth #W-23046 in the Containers and Materials Pavillion (West Building) all week.

This year our team is ready to chat all things sustainability, including how our revolutionary ECLIPSE™ Stretch Film and Co-Ex films are making a serious impact on the polymer industry.

PACK EXPO International is the largest packaging and processing trade show in the world. With over 2,000 exhibitors and >40,000 attendees, there will be no shortage of networking and engaging with the industry's best!

Learn more about this year’s event by visiting https://www.packexpointernational.com/

Open Link
1 min read

In four weeks, the Smart Plastic team will be headed to PACK EXPO International 2022!

Last year's event was truly remarkable - we had the opportunity to meet industry leaders from across the United States and beyond. Our entire team is looking forward to this opportunity again.

We will be at Booth #W-23046 in the Containers and Materials Pavillion (West Building) all week.

This year our team is ready to chat all things sustainability, including how our revolutionary ECLIPSE™ Stretch Film and Co-Ex films are making a serious impact on the polymer industry.

PACK EXPO International is the largest packaging and processing trade show in the world. With over 2,000 exhibitors and >40,000 attendees, there will be no shortage of networking and engaging with the industry's best!

Learn more about this year’s event by visiting https://www.packexpointernational.com/

We’re going back to PACK EXPO 2022!

In four weeks, the Smart Plastic team will be headed to PACK EXPO International 2022!

Last year's event was truly remarkable - we had the opportunity to meet industry leaders from across the United States and beyond. Our entire team is looking forward to this opportunity again.

We will be at Booth #W-23046 in the Containers and Materials Pavillion (West Building) all week.

This year our team is ready to chat all things sustainability, including how our revolutionary ECLIPSE™ Stretch Film and Co-Ex films are making a serious impact on the polymer industry.

PACK EXPO International is the largest packaging and processing trade show in the world. With over 2,000 exhibitors and >40,000 attendees, there will be no shortage of networking and engaging with the industry's best!

Learn more about this year’s event by visiting https://www.packexpointernational.com/

SEE ON...

We’re going back to PACK EXPO 2022!

Visit us at PACK EXPO 2022 in Chicago, IL, October 23-26, 2022.

Read more
1 min read

Although they are commonly used as interchangeable terms, microplastics and nanoplastics do have a size difference.

Learn more by visiting the post on our social media profiles.

Although they are commonly used as interchangeable terms, microplastics and nanoplastics do have a size difference.

Learn more by visiting the post on our social media profiles.

Micro & Nano Plastics

Although they are commonly used as interchangeable terms, microplastics and nanoplastics do have a size difference.

Learn more by visiting the post on our social media profiles.

SEE ON...

According to @natgeo, 73% of beach litter is plastic, including bottles and bottle caps, wrappers, grocery bags, and filters from cigarette butts. Next time you go for a walk on the beach bring a garbage bag + gloves so you can do your part to clean up our coastlines.

According to @natgeo, 73% of beach litter is plastic, including bottles and bottle caps, wrappers, grocery bags, and filters from cigarette butts. Next time you go for a walk on the beach bring a garbage bag + gloves so you can do your part to clean up our coastlines.

73% of beach litter is plastic

According to @natgeo, 73% of beach litter is plastic, including bottles and bottle caps, wrappers, grocery bags, and filters from cigarette butts. Next time you go for a walk on the beach bring a garbage bag + gloves so you can do your part to clean up our coastlines.

SEE ON...

90% of mainstream wet wipes are made with some form of plastic woven together with cotton. However, we can't be unequivocally sure of the extent of plastic in this common hygiene product because it isn't typically disclosed to consumers.

For more, follow Smart Plastic.

90% of mainstream wet wipes are made with some form of plastic woven together with cotton. However, we can't be unequivocally sure of the extent of plastic in this common hygiene product because it isn't typically disclosed to consumers.

For more, follow Smart Plastic.

90% of mainstream wet wipes are made with some form of plastic

90% of mainstream wet wipes are made with some form of plastic woven together with cotton. However, we can't be unequivocally sure of the extent of plastic in this common hygiene product because it isn't typically disclosed to consumers.

For more, follow Smart Plastic.

SEE ON...

For today's #plasticfact we're looking at the total amount of plastic created since it skyrocketed to popularity in the 1950s.

For today's #plasticfact we're looking at the total amount of plastic created since it skyrocketed to popularity in the 1950s.

50% of all plastic made since 2000

For today's #plasticfact we're looking at the total amount of plastic created since it skyrocketed to popularity in the 1950s.

SEE ON...

How Lego Perfected the Recycled Plastic Brick
wired.com

Back in 2015, kids' toys conglomerate Lego announced it would be investing a large sum into a Sustainable Materials Center. Six years later and after testing over 250 PET materials, Lego has confirmed a suitable PET plastic alternative produced from discarded bottles. This discovery, made by a team of 150, is the first brick made from a recycled material that meets most of Lego’s requirements for its standard ABS bricks.

Open Link
3 min read

Back in 2015, kids' toys conglomerate Lego announced it would be investing a large sum into a Sustainable Materials Center. Six years later and after testing over 250 PET materials, Lego has confirmed a suitable PET plastic alternative produced from discarded bottles. This discovery, made by a team of 150, is the first brick made from a recycled material that meets most of Lego’s requirements for its standard ABS bricks.

How Lego Perfected the Recycled Plastic Brick

Back in 2015, kids' toys conglomerate Lego announced it would be investing a large sum into a Sustainable Materials Center. Six years later and after testing over 250 PET materials, Lego has confirmed a suitable PET plastic alternative produced from discarded bottles. This discovery, made by a team of 150, is the first brick made from a recycled material that meets most of Lego’s requirements for its standard ABS bricks.

SEE ON...

Read more
3 min read

Research completed by Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) found on average 49% of clothing made by Boohoo, Prettylittlething, Missguided and Asos were made of polyester, acrylic, nylon and elastane, with only 3% of those clothes containing recycled plastics.

About the Company

Founded in 2016, Smart Plastic is revolutionizing the potential of plastic to improve the environment for future generations.

Learn more about us

Make your plastic products better today
Contact Us