The world is going green, and Patrick Yarns is leading the revolution in spinning high quality yarns from recycled fibers. Our proprietary engineered process of certified textile recycling reclaims unwanted cloth or garment fabrics without seriously damaging the fibers.
This process gives Earthspun® recycled yarn products and our customers unique performance advantages in a wide range of eco-friendly knitted, woven, braided applications and processes.
10 plastic bottles = 1 pound of polyester fiber
1 ton (2000) lbs of plastic bottles recycled saves 3.8 barrels of oil
1 million plastic bottles recycled saves 250 barrels of oil
1 million plastic bottles recycled eliminates 180 metric tons of CO2 emissions from being released into the atmosphere
10% of all US oil consumed (2 million barrels per day) is used to make plastics
Recycling plastic bottles takes 8 times less energy than to produce an equivalent amount of new ones
150 fleece garments made from recycled plastic bottles save 1 barrel of oil
500 t-shirts made from recycled plastic bottles saves 1 barrel of oil
50 back packs made from recycled plastic bottles saves 1 barrel of oil
Supplying the plastic bottles that Americans consume each year requires 47 million barrels of oil and releases 1.0 billion pounds of CO2 into the atmosphere