By  on March 15, 2019

Fiber firm Lenzing and specialty chemical group Solvay partnered to create a new fabric made of Tencel-branded lyocell and Amni Soul Eco polyamide, a sustainable, biodegradable material that offers performance technology and exceptional durability.

A double-facing fabric, its front is enhanced by Solvay’s Amni Soul Eco, the first polyamide 6.6 fiber with improved biodegradability, while its back is made of Tencel Active lycocell fibers derived from renewable, responsibly managed wood sources, all according to Lenzing. “While other polyamide fibers take decades to decompose, Amni Soul Eco branded fibers are designed to biodegrade in around five years when disposed of in well-controlled landfills,” the company said.

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