It’s National Recycling Week so what better excuse to celebrate fashion and accessories labels who are making products from recycled materials. If you haven’t already, check out our ode to recycling, it’s got lots of information about recycling, links between gender and recycling, and tips for what can and cannot be recycled.
Made from recycled plastic
core fabric products are made from 79% recycled polyester (or RPET) and 21% spandex. RPET is made from post-consumer water bottles. Try ShopMate
to ship them from the US.Shop Now
makes active wear from
recycled bottles and fishing nets. Shop Now.
have made a range of their cult Kanken
backpack from recycled bottles. Shop Now
Matt & Nat
sell vegan bags where all our linings are made of 100% recycled bottles. Approximately 21 plastic bottles are recycled for every bag produced. Head into Sissa Sorella
Made from Combined Waste
Kowtow‘s new swim collection is made from Econyl, a recycled fibre manufactured in Italy from pre and post-consumer nylon waste material including fishing nets, discarded carpets, plastic components and fabric scraps. Shop Now.
Made from Recycled Paper
The Beach People make lust-worthy beach bags from 100% woven recycled paper with a cotton lining and leather handle. Shop Now.
Made from Fishing Nets
Lite fabric is lightweight, quick drying, and made from recycled fishing nets. Shop Now
shoes are made in Italy from recycled fishing nets which are washed several times to soften the fabric. It’s then dyed with natural pigments and combined with cork, a recycled rubber sole and waste leather left over from shoe production. Pick some up at Sissa Sorella