Author : Panitnun Chavengsatapon

Textile specialist

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In this era, the most important concerned crisis in every international summit is environmental crisis.

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Plastic water bottle is one of the reasons of this crisis.

According to, the Container Recycling Institute, approximately 50 billion water bottles have been consumed every year and this number is continue increasing. Furthermore, there are billion tons of plastic wastes in the oceans which are killing sea creature.

In 2019, the global non-profit organization, which called Textile Exchange https://textileexchange.org/ , has started challenging over 50 big textile companies to grow their consumption of recycled polyester textile. The goal of this project is 45%, approximate 17.1 million metric ton, of all polyester waste will be recycled by 2025 and reach at 90% of polyester recycled volume by 2030.

Due to this challenge, Jong Stit Co., Ltd also has a major mission of beingleading sustainable textile business. Therefore, the company has developedan innovation of recycled polyester fabric from plastic water bottle (PET) toresponse to the world’s trend and share the same goal of our customerswho are the giant textile companies around world.

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What is recycled polyester fabric?

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All type Jong Stit’s recycled polyester fabrics are knitted from recycled polyester yarns which is produced by Thai Polyester Co., Ltd., a polyester yarn supplier under the umbrella of Jong Stit Group. Therefore, we assure that the recycled polyester fabric of Jong Stit is 100% polyester recycled fabric. Moreover, Jong Stit’s recycled fabrics are certified by the global recycling standard (GRS).

The Standard of Recycled PET Fabric

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The Global Recycling Standard (GRS) is an internationally voluntary product standard for monitoring and substantiating the content of recycled materials in a final product. It was originally established by Control Union Certifications in 2008 and ownership was transferred to the Textile Exchange on the 1st of January 2011

The standard applies to the entire supply chain and addresses traceability,environmental essential, social requirements, chemical content and labelingin the products. With GRS certification, Jong Stit ensures to the company’scustomers to commit to the truth of raw materials and support for a circulareconomy which reduces waste by using it to make new fabric.

What is the difference between polyester fabric and recycled polyester fabric?

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recycled polyester fabric

However, recycling single-use plastics significantly decreases greenhouse gas emissions compared to producing virgin polyester because its production requires 59 percent less energy and water usage during the production process, when compared to virgin polyester fabric.

The recycled polyester fabric for the future

The demand of recycle polyester has been increased in recent period. According to the growth numbers of the garments and other companies who request to buy recycled polyester fabric for their final product to reach the challenge of recycled polyester. For this reason, Jong Stit has produced several types of recycled polyester fabrics to answers our customers’ need as the below list;

Recycled Circular
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recycled circular knitted fabric

Tricot Fabric

recycled tricot fabric

Recycled Poly
Boa Fabric

recycled boa fabric

Terry Fabric

recycled terry fabric
The company has been trusted from our customers,

both locally and internationally, to manufacture recycled polyester fabric because allof our recycled polyester products have been certified by GRS. Furthermore, we alsodecrease production processes which indirectly affect the environment, such as, usingdope dyed technology to reduce water consumption and management of wastes. Toreduce the environmental crisis and create the sustainable future in textile industrial isthe company’s major mission.