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LYCRA® EcoMade fiber

Published on May 06, 2021
Jeans made with LYCRA® EcoMade fiber are made from 20% recycled spandex and offer comparable performance to virgin fibers
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This GRS certified fiber contains 20% pre-consumer recycled content
LYCRA® EcoMade fiber is our first branded spandex made with pre-consumer recycled materials. Fiber types 166E and 162E, which are currently produced in Brazil, have also earned GRS certification.
Jean Hegedus

Jean Hegedus

Jean Hegedus

Sustainability Director

The LYCRA Company

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LYCRA® EcoMade fiber is the company’s first branded spandex made with pre-consumer recycled material. Delivering the same lasting comfort, fit, and freedom of movement as other LYCRA® fiber offerings, this technology reduces waste sent to landfill by putting material back into production.

Scroll down to find all available downloadable documents for this technology.

 

Let’s start with the big picture. What are the benefits to your business if you adopt this technology? Visit our LYCRA® EcoMade fiber detail page on LYCRA.com to find the answers to these questions and more:

  • Consumer benefits
  • Key attributes
  • Eligible garment categories
  • Fiber dtex range
  • Regional availability
  • Suitable textile processes
  • Consumer brands for hangtags

 

Do you work for a mill and you need help preparing a sales pitch?

Download our Value sell sheet below to help you craft a compelling story about the value this innovation adds to garments and close the sale.

Fabrics tested in our labs receive a garment letter showing they have met LYCRA® brand performance standards.
Fabrics tested in our labs receive a garment letter showing they have met LYCRA® brand performance standards.
Order free hangtags or request a trademark license agreement to leverage the value of LYCRA® brand to drive sales.
Order free hangtags or request a trademark license agreement to leverage the value of LYCRA® brand to drive sales.

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Take advantage of our complimentary value-added services to drive sell-through of your collections.

 

Why should your mill submit fabric samples for testing? The process is simple and adds creditability. When fabrics are certified, brands and retailers know your fabrics contain genuine LYCRA® brand technologies and meet our rigorous performance standards. Best of all, there is no charge for this value-added service, which also makes it possible for your customers to order free hang tags designed to drive retail sales.
Tammie Dingle

Tammie Dingle

Tammie Dingle

Brand Certification Leader

The LYCRA Company

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LYCRA® is a trademark of the LYCRA Company.

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