By  on November 14, 2019

“Socially responsible” denim may be the material’s next frontier in sustainability. Cone Denim said today that it launched its newest collection featuring denim fabrics made from recycled cotton, as part of its closed-loop system that uses pre-consumer and post-consumer waste in the production of new denim.

The firm said it is working with partners in Mexico, namely Apparel International and Flynn Enterprises, to collect and incorporate pre-consumer scraps from the cutting table back into Cone’s supply chain, which Cone then uses to manufacture new denim — in tandem with its “mindful” manufacturing processes.

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