Bionic Yarn Uses Recycled Plastic Bottles for Fashion House Fabrics

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jul 10, 2010 • References: bionicyarn & psfk
Although plastic may be the bane of Mother Nature's existence, it has proven to be quite the versatile material, as Bionic Yarn demonstrates. They have found a way to transform recycled plastic bottles into yarn and fabric.

Supplying some of today's leading fashion houses such as Gap and Moncler, Bionic Yarn uses a 'Chinese finger trap' binding system that results in durable fabric perfect for anything from backpacks to pants.

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