Recover® produces Mechanically Recycled Cotton Yarns. Recover® is known for offering the finest gauges, consistent quality, and precise color control. Recover® cotton is blended into accurate colors lot to lot without any dyestuffs applied to cotton fiber. Recently published LCAs indicate significant water, energy, chemical and CO2 savings.
Producing Countries (2016/17 unless otherwise stated)
Mechanical cotton recycling, blending and spinning yarns.
Banyeres Di Mariola, Alicante Spain
Fiber Production 2016/17 (MT)
Growth in production (2016/17 - 2017/18)
Market Share of Total Cotton Grown (2017/18)
Projected growth in production
Yield (see accompanying “TE Position” notes)
Potential for GMOs to enter supply chains through feedstock as a result of over 80% conventional cotton being genetically modified.
Use of Hazardous Pesticides
Use of Synthetic Fertilizer
Water Consumption (m3/ 1000kg fiber*) or best practices used to conserve water
Primary Energy Demand MJ /1000 kg fiber *
Global Warming (kg of CO2-eq/ 1000kg fiber*)
Eutrophication (kg of phosphate-eq/ 1000 kg fiber *)
Social considerations / regulations
Verification / Certification (farm level)
Chain of Custody (supply chain)
re:newcell does not work with any chemicals on the TE, GOTS or REACH prohibited chemical list.
Large B2B recognition and growing consumer awareness. Will launch in retail in 2017.
Quality perception/ implications
Physical characteristics are equal or higher than fibers made from virgin material.