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UNIFI announces 2024 REPREVE Champions Of Sustainability Award winners

Company News, Industry News, News | June 3, 2024 | By:

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UNIFI Inc., a producer of recycled and synthetic yarns headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., announced the 2024 REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Award recipients. These annual awards celebrate the industry members who have recycled over 40 billion plastic bottles into new products through REPREVE.

The 2024 Champions of Sustainability award winners are:

  • NIKE and Rothy’s® received the Milestone Award for having transformed 3+ billion and 100+ million post-consumer plastic bottles using REPREVE.
  • Under Armour® received a Special Recognition Award for its commitment to REPREVE in the sustainable performance wear space by recycling 165+ million post-consumer plastic bottles.
  • Lovesac received a Special Recognition Award as a sustainable leader in the home furnishings industry, having transformed 80+ million post-consumer plastic bottles.
  • Inditex received the Global Brand Award for giving second lives to 360+ million post-consumer plastic bottles through REPREVE fibers and yarns.
  • Serta Simmons Bedding (SSB) was recognized as a Rising Star for its widespread use of REPREVE® in sustainable bedding.

“Our partners share our vision for a brighter, better, more sustainable future,” says Eddie Ingle, CEO of UNIFI Inc. “We are very pleased to celebrate the 2024 REPREVE Champions of Sustainability who lead their respective industries forward with their commitment to environmental responsibility. UNIFI looks forward to continued innovation and positive impact alongside our extraordinary partners.”

The 2024 REPREVE Champions of Sustainability awards will be presented to 37 brand and retail partners that have transformed 10 million recycled plastic bottles and 64 textile partners that have transformed 50 million or more recycled plastic bottles through REPREVE performance fibers.

“Partnership is the bedrock of progress,” says Chad Bolick, vice president of brand sales. “Our brand partners help us create a better tomorrow by making sustainable choices today with REPREVE® recycled fiber. Together, we are evolving industry standards and inspiring transformation.”

A full list of the 2024 REPREVE Champions of Sustainability Award honorees is available here.

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