CHALLENGE OF SYNTHETIC TEXTILES
Annual estimates of plastic microfiber pollution is equivalent to more than 50 billion plastic bottles.
Source: Circular Fibers Initiative, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
44 MILLION LBS of synthetic “plastic” textiles like polyester are sent to landfill EVERY SINGLE DAY in the US alone.
CURRENT PATH FOR TEXTILES POST-USE, U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY
CiCLO® technology allows polyester to biodegrade in marine environments, wastewater treatment plants and landfill conditions at rates similar to natural fibers like wool.