Your Next Pair Of Jeans Could Be Made From Old Fishing Nets

Your Next Pair Of Jeans Could Be Made From Old Fishing Nets

Regenerated nylon made from waste materials is used to create a new collection from Levi's

Emma Hutchings
  • 13 april 2016

Aquafil’s ECONYL brand has partnered with Levi’s to develop a new men’s collection made from regenerated nylon that has come from waste materials such as fishing nets and spent carpets. ECONYL fiber helps divert global waste streams from landfills and oceans. It is used to produce a wide range of textile products, including socks, sportswear, underwear, swimwear, and carpets. This is the first time the regenerated yarn will be used in jeans.

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