Denim manufacturer Isko plans to join The Jeans Redesign project launched by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to encourage the denim industry to move towards a circular economy for fashion.
As per Innovation in Textiles, ISKO meets the participation requirements set by The Jeans Redesign guidelines and has made a commitment to use recycled materials for 85 per cent of its entire fabric production in future. This production will be independently verified by Textile Exchange audit bodies.
This achievement will be made possible using Isko’s R-Two technology which is created through a patented and proprietary yarn spinning technique that retains the unique properties and benefits found in the company’s statement fabrics.
The company recently signed a licensing agreement with research and development company HKRITA for its award-winning, revolutionary Green Machine – a one-of-a-kind technology that fully separates and recycles cotton and polyester blends at scale.
The agreement will enable Isko to improve and commercialise recycling technologies which will eventually enable the company to offer a 100% post-consumer recycling solution to all of its customers.