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About Your Product
This submission form is for a specific product. If you offer more than one recycled polyester product (e.g. with different trade names and/or recycling types used), please submit one response for each. Thank you.
Question 1: Product name
Please add your recycled polyester product's brand name / trademark in the field below. If your recycled polyester product does not (yet) have a specific brand name, please add "non-branded" or "in development" in the field below.
If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also insert links to websites with further information.
Question 2: Recycling type used
Please select the recycling type used for this product.
1) If "other" has been selected above or if a combination of the above is used, please specify here. 2) If you sell products made with recycled polyester (e.g. yarns) or for the polyester recycling (e.g. chemicals) but the recycling processes listed above are done by others in the supply chain, please specify here and list key supply chain partners if possible. 3) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also add links to websites with further information.
Question 3: Feedstock type(s) used
Please select the feedstock type(s) used for this product. For pre- and post-consumer feedstock, the definitions of the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) and the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) based on ISO apply (see
1) If "textiles", "ocean waste" or "other" has been selected above, please specify here. 2) If more than one option has been selected above, please estimate their shares as % of total feedstock volumes used for this recycled polyester product. 3) If you can quantify the number of bottles or other feedstock used, please specify the number(s) or volume(s) per year(s) here. 4) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also add links to websites with further information.
Question 4: Product type
Please specify the type of product that you offer or intend to offer (output of your production).
1) Please specify the type of product here. Depending on product type, this may be a specification of the monomer type (e.g. MEG) or the yarn (e.g. denier) or similar. 2) Please specify whether this product is used by the textile industry and/or non-textile industries. 3) Please specify if dyes and other chemicals from the original products have been removed. 4) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also insert links to websites with further information.
Question 5a: Level of commercialization
Please specify the level of commercialization of this recycled polyester product in terms of production capacity.
1) Please specify the key milestones in the commercialization of this recycled polyester product (incl. years and description of achievements). 2) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also include links to websites with further information.
If possible, please list your key partnerships here. Can you share information about your direct suppliers (or even about suppliers further upstream in the supply chain)? Can you share any examples of companies using your materials for their products? Or do you even have a public supplier list and a public list of companies using your materials that you can share?
Question 5b: Production sites
Please list your recycled polyester production site(s) below (incl. name of city and country) used for this product, if possible including their production capacities in 2021 and the coming years.
Question 5c: Production capacity and volume
Please specify your overall production capacity and volume for this recycled polyester product in metric tons per year, in 2021 and the coming years if possible.
Question 5d: Production share
Please indicate the share of recycled polyester as % of your total polyester production volume in 2021 if possible. If you only produce recycled polyester, please add 100%.
Question 5e: Outlook
We are interested in learning more about your future plans. If possible, please provide your key intended milestones (years and intended achievements) for the coming years. You may also include links to websites with further information.
Standards used and further sustainability information Question 6: Standards and chain of custody system
Please select the standard(s) used for this product.
1) If "other" has been selected above, please specify here. 2) If "other" or "none" has been selected above, please specify how the chain-of-custody / traceability is ensured (e.g. transaction certificates, mass balance, IT system). 3) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also include links to websites with further information.
Question 7: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Please check the following box if a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is available for this recycled polyester product.
1) Please specify the LCA mentioned above (e.g. year of assessment, type of products assessed and/or compared, type of sustainability indicators included, if it is public etc.). 2) We would also very much appreciate it if you upload the LCA below. 3) If you have more than one LCA for this recycled polyester product, please specify here. 4) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also include links to websites with further information.
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Max. file size: 64 MB, Max. files: 5. Question 8: Chemicals
Please add the recovery rate of chemicals used (in %):
Please indicate if you use a Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) or a Positive List for chemicals for this recycled polyester product and specify it (incl. type of list(s) and supply chain levels covered).
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Max. file size: 64 MB, Max. files: 5. Question 9: Renewable energy
Please quantify the share of renewable energy (in % of your total energy) used in your own production facilities.
Question 10: Fairness and social aspects
If your company actively supports social projects and initiatives in the supply chain of this product, please specify. Please also specify social standards used in your own production facilities. You may also add links to websites with further information.
About the Recycled Polyester Market Global Production Volumes
Textile Exchange collects information on global production volumes of different fiber types. Whereever possible, we aim to cross-check information. Do you have figures on the global polyester fiber production volumes and the recycled polyester fiber volumes in metric tones for 2021 (ideally from 2010-2021) that you could share with us for the Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report? Or do you have any advice for us?
Document upload option: COVID-19 IMPACT What is the impact of COVID-19 on your project/initiative/sector? (max. 1000 characters inc. spaces)
We will not use this information for the Supplier Mapping but we are planning to include a brief summary on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in our market reports and would be pleased if you would share your experiences and expectations with us. The information will only be used in an aggregated way without referring to specific companies.
Contact for commercial enquiries
We regularly receive requests from companies who want to buy recycled polyester and also our rPET Round Table members are interested in contact details. If you want us to share any contact details, please provide the details below.
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