A subsidiary of Triumph International, a producer of underwear, the biggest in the world, has launched a new product for lingerie or underwear made from recycled coffee grounds.
The product is named Love Café and has just launched in the flash mob fashion in Singaporeand Malaysia. This is the fourth year the world disseminate Sloggi about aspects of thesustainability of these products, in collaboration with the World Land Trust as in previous years.
Sloggi claimed that the chemical-free fabric, developed in conjunction with the originalcompany of Taiwan, Singtex Industries, in addition to absorb perspiration and odors do notfoul, also provide protection against ultraviolet radiation.
Triumph, Sloggi, the parent company is also hard at work through the ' green ' him.Underwear manufacturers announced in 2012 that the certification of Oeko-Tex insisted that all their products are free from harmful chemicals – 300 include pesticides, heavy metals, formaldehyde, a carcinogenic dye residue, and surfactants.
More than that, in Japan, to initiate a recycling scheme Triumph bra for fuel. Respond to theconcerns of many people about disposing of the bra, also based on the concern for the environment, Triumph International received a secondhand bra from some stores in Japanto be recycled into fuel for electricity.
This initiative not only reduces waste in the waste to the landfills, but also make the women of Japan was relieved because in either case is resolved. In a 2004 survey, Wacoal, the company manufacturers of underwear, found that 61 percent of respondents reluctant todump the bra business into the Trash because most City Government requires that its citizens based on disaggregated trash the obvious type of set, which bra difficult classified into one of the kind of crap that is.
It is interesting to note that the bra is one of the most difficult types of cloth is recycled.Former Bra are not likely to be sold again. Most bras are usually made from a mixture offabrics and yarns that are difficult to be dismantled and reused every part of it. It's what makes the bra hard to be recycled, whereas classified the bra into fuel RPF (refuse-paper-plastic) is simply the most options possible, according to the Japan Association for the RPF.
The Association saw that the RPF fuels contain less water than other household garbage. In addition to producing less dioxin when burned, the RPF also increase the efficiency ofcombustion, compared with coal. A mixture of waste paper, plastics and fibers, fuel alsoproduces less carbon dioxide than coal, and costs are cheaper, too, which is justseperempatnya.
Triumph has put together more than 200,000 Bras collected by women in some stores from all corners of Japan. Bra as much as it produces 14 tonnes of fuel since the RPF in 2009. Not just the Triumph that do this. Wacoal also not missed by collecting 179.200 bra that produced 17.9 tonnes of fuel to the RPF.