There has been a growing demand for sustainable raw materials like recycled polyester filament yarns across varied product range for use in major apparel categories. Buoyed by burgeoning demand Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has introduced R|Elan™ GreenGold in the filament form, made from recycling 100% post-consumer used PET bottles. This is suitable for making garments across a varied range of categories. It is available in Draw Texturized Yarn (DTY) for categories like activewear, denim, formalwear, etc. and in Fully Drawn Yarn (FDY) to make garments across categories like Women’s Dresses and Tops.
Enhanced whiteness index
When post-consumer waste PET bottles are converted into recycled fibres the resultant product may have low whiteness with yellowish tone. This leads to a limitation for brands to make high quality fabrics in some specific shades including light, pastel and brilliant shades.
Apart from being made from assured 100% post-consumer used PET bottles for raw material, R|Elan™ GreenGold also offers an enhanced whiteness in its recycled portfolio. It gives a superior whiteness index that enables it to be ideal for making fabric in light and pastel shades available across a wide range of applications.
Growing awareness and demand for Green Fashion
The fashion and textile industry in India is one of the key contributors to economic growth, as well as a leading employment generator. However, the industry has its inherent detrimental effect on environment and natural resources. It has become imperative for the entire value chain to deal with eco-pollution.
In order to boost green fashion, Reliance Industries Limited, India has been recycling used plastic bottles to provide eco-sensitive raw materials to global fashion brands and retailers. Reliance Industries Limited recycles more than 2 billion post-consumer PET bottles annually across different manufacturing sites.
R|Elan™ range of fabrics offer multiple possibilities with inherent technologies that bring about special and lasting benefits in the garment for the consumer. R|Elan™ GreenGold fabric which is made from 100% post-consumer used PET bottles is a core part of the R|Elan™ product portfolio and it helps provide sustainable solutions to the fashion industry. This can be used in manufacturing casual wear, denim, shirts, bottom-weight, activewear, and womenswear.
Eco-friendly fabrics that enable enhanced performance
Today, there is a growing demand from consumers for apparel with value added benefits. Quality alone is not a factor for purchasing a product, consumers are looking for additional functionality that enables enhanced performance. Consumers today are also well aware of factors that affect the environment and are conscious about how they can contribute towards its betterment by using eco-friendly products.
R|Elan™ fabrics offer a world of possibilities with technologies that bring lasting benefits to wearer at the same time are eco-friendly. Here, we have developed a wide range of fabrics from green fibre variants, combining sustainability with various functional benefits like moisture management in the form of R|Elan™ Kooltex, thermal insulation in the form of R|Elan™ AirTherm and all-weather comfort in the form of R|Elan™ AllClima. This solution can be ideal offering from fashion brands to the consumers that are looking for eco-friendly garments which also provides enhanced comfort.
Now, your garments can be eco-friendly, functional as well as fashionable!!
This way, R|Elan™ GreenGold fabric empowers high-quality eco-friendly fashion to the consumers as a next-generation fabric that is in line with the latest fashion trends at the same time fulfilling their sustainable lifestyle needs.