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Cradle to Cradle Fabrics

By March 25, 2020 No Comments

Sustainable buildings are designed to provide people comfort and well-being. This is why at Vertisol we are committed to manufacturing fabrics made from recycled materials and renewable sources. 

We produce Cradle to Cradle ™ Bronze and Cradle to Cradle ™ Silver certified fabrics, one of the strictest sustainability certifications that encourages innovation in products based on the circular economy, taking into account factors such as: a healthy composition , the reuse of materials, the use of water and energy in the manufacturing process, or social responsibility.

Fabrics made from renewable resources (PLA)

Pledge FR

Pledge FR is largely made of PLA (Poly Lactic Acid). Glucose extracted from renewal sources such as sugar cane, beets or corn is transformed into biodegradable polymer apt to produce yarns. Pledge FR also contains a significant amount of post-consumer recycled PET.

Some features for this fabric are:

  • Pledge FR is composed by 76% PLA (polylactic acid) and 24% recycled PET.
  • Cradle to Cradle ™ Silver Certificate
  • PVC, halogen and antimony free product
  • Complies with the most demanding fire regulations. M1 certificate.
  • 2% openess factor

Fabrics made from plastics collected at the sea bottom (PET)

SeaPlanet FR

SeaPlanet FR is a 100% recycled fabric and recyclable. A high percentage of its composition is made by recycled plastic collected at the bottom of the sea. 

With SeaPlanet FR we help to clean the ocean at the same time we offer to our customers a technical textile solution for the manufacturing of roller blinds.

Some othre features for this fabric are: 

  • SeaPlanet FR is made from 100% recycled PET. Its filament contains recycled plastic collected at the bottom of the sea.
  • Free of PVC, halogens and antimony
  • Cradle to Cradle ™ Bronze Certificate
  • It complies with the most demanding fire regulations. M1 certificate.
  • It contributes to improve air quality. Greenguard Gold Certificate.
  • 5% openess factor
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Fabrics made from post-consumer bottles (PET)

Planet FR – Ecoplanet FR – Ecoplanet FR SRC

PET is used to produce bottles for water and drinks, packaging for detergents and pharmaceutical products. After use, PET containers are thrown away and become rubbish, clogging our cities.

We believe in a better approach to their eco-friendly use. We are committed to a healthier approach using recycled and recyclable materials in the development of longer-life cycle products. Recycled polyester yarns are regular quality yarns with identical characteristics to those produced from virgin raw materials.

A square meter of Planet FR is made of 6 thrown away bottles.

Some features for these fabrics are:

  • Manufactured by recycled PET and totally recyclable
  • Cradle to Cradle ™ Bronze Certificate
  • Free of PVC, halogens and antimony
  • Their EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) is published
  • They comply with the most demanding fire regulations. M1 certificate.
  • They contributes to improve air quality. Greenguard Gold Certificate.
  • The weighted sound absorption coefficient (αw) of Planet FR is from 0.45 to 0.60, depending on the installation of the fabric.
  • 1% openess factor (Planet FR)/3% openess factor (EcoPlanet FR)
  • Planet FR and EcoPlanet FR certified HP as suitable for latex digital printing.

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