POLYNEON GREEN

Premium quality machine embroidery thread made of 100% recycled post-consumer PET bottles. Bottles made from PET can be recycled and used to manufacture new bottles, packaging or in this case fibres to produce new POLYNEON green thread.

Created in response to the global demand to reduce plastic bottles, with POLYNEON green, we are reducing the amount of plastic in the environment and making the textile industry more sustainable.

Enjoy creating beautifully shiny embroideries while reducing the impact on the environment!

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STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® Annex 6, product class I

 

THREAD INFORMATION

POLYNEON green is a 40 weight 100% polyester thread made of recycled plastic bottles. This multi-purpose thread is suitable for a wide range of applications from fashion, workwear and sportswear to demin, shoes and interiors.

With the same features as standard Polyneon, it’s shiny, robust and performs excellently on high-speed industrial machines, colours are consistent and resistant to chlorine.

Available in 108 popular colours, free from harmful substances and certified for use on baby items.

(The complete range of colours will gradually be made available during 2021)

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Produced in Germany using clean, energy saving dyeing processes, reusing plastic waste and saving resources is a brilliant advance towards a more eco-friendly textile industry.


Needle size *
60/8 - 75/11

Stitch density
0.4mm

dtex 135 x 2
den 120 x 2

5000m
cones
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

RESPONDING TO THE GLOBAL DEMAND TO REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE

Plastic pollution is one of the most talked about environmental issues, it’s a huge problem that requires fundamental changes in how plastics are produced, used and ultimately disposed of. One solution is the serious issue of recycling, when waste is converted into new materials. It then becomes a valuable resource and one of the critical reasons why Madeira has been working hard to develop new, economically viable products from sustainable resources.

Our sustainability credentials

THE POST-CONSUMER WASTE THREAD LIFECYCLE

Manufactured using recycled transparent bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The process gives post-consumer waste a second life. By using existing materials, no new waste is created and non-renewable resources are saved.

  1. Recycling of PET plastic bottles…
  2. bottles are then shredded into flakes…
  3. then formed into chips…
  4. melted into liquid and extruded through micro holes…
  5. the recycled fibres are spun into an amazing new thread, POLYNEON green!

 

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