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Netherlands' Rivertex gets circularity passport for RiverCyclon

05 Jul '22
2 min read
Pic: Rivertex
Pic: Rivertex

Netherlands’ Rivertex has announced that the sustainable credentials of RiverCyclon were recently tested by EPEA, an institute who have pioneered innovations for environmentally friendly and circular industrial products. The product circularity passport confirms that RiverCyclon is made of environmentally friendly, non-toxic and recyclable materials. 

RiverCyclon achieved an almost perfect score on healthy materials and circular recoverability. RiverCyclon is one of many developments that are a result of Rivertex’s Innovation Lab which is the result of Rivertex’s commitment to making their business more sustainable through a holistic approach; connecting people, the environment and the economy. Rivertex introduced the innovative RiverCyclon as a sustainable and recyclable alternative to the widely used PVC-coated tarpaulins, which usually end up as toxic waste in landfills, after use, the company said in a press release.

When drawing up the product circularity passport, RiverCyclon was assessed on a number of points, the result of which was positive. A good product should be sourced in a circular way. RiverCyclon is currently made from primary raw materials. Good products consist of healthy ingredients/chemicals. The chemical composition of RiverCyclon is safe for ecosystems and people. Good products remain as nutrients in the circular system. RiverCyclon is designed to be 100 per cent recyclable.

Rivertex Technical Fabrics group was established in 1980 and now a leading supplier of coated and laminated fabrics and films in the world. Rivertex offers a wide range of technical fabrics for customers in many markets and applications.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (GK)

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