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DuPont Biomaterials, Unifi and Youngone have announced a new collection of insulation products that offers soft, dimensionally stable and sustainable options for cold-weather garments and bedding materials.
Youngone, a leading global manufacturer of outdoor and athletic clothing, textiles, footwear and gear, is leveraging DuPont Sorona renewably sourced fibre and Unifi Repreve recycled content to debut three new insulation products that provide lightweight breathable warmth with unique softness and shape retention at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market next week.
“These textile leaders are committed to innovation, sustainability and performance – and partnering with them will enable us to offer first-of-their-kind eco-conscious and high performing insulation products,” said Rick Fowler, CTO at Youngone. “We are thrilled to partner with such industry pioneers and launch a much-needed product in the industry.”
The ECOLoft eco-elite insulation collection is the first post-consumer recycled product that also incorporates bio-based materials for innovative, breakthrough insulation, the company reports. It features three products with various benefits that all offer a reduced environmental footprint without compromising on insulation performance.
“This ECOLoft collection will elevate sustainable, high-performance insulation solutions for the outdoor market and offer brands a versatile option for cold-weather products,” said Renee Henze, Global Marketing Director for DuPont Biomaterials. “Unlike traditional down or synthetic insulation products, this offering optimizes the use of recycled and renewably sourced content for best-in-class insulation solutions, and we look forward to introducing this to the market at Outdoor Retailer.”