Go Green by Wearing Fleece

Girl in hoodieFleece is not a natural fiber but it is still eco-friendly because it can be made from recycled materials like plastic soda bottles. It takes about 25 plastic bottles to make an adult sized fleece garment.

Fleece is the ideal alternative to wool, and is a great cozy layer to wear outdoors or indoors instead of raising the thermostat on those cold days.

6 Comments on “Go Green by Wearing Fleece”

  • KFoster March 20th, 2008 12:01 pm

    Asolutely, fleece is the ideal alternative to wool, and in my opinion it feels better, what I didn’t know is that its made from recycled plastic. Anyways, you can’t go wrong if you wear it indoors in those cold days you’ll save change as you make the change, so Go Green!

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  • Collinc pt September 17th, 2010 5:47 am

    Very informative!!
    In recent times, the world is becoming cognizant about the hazardous effects of plastic bags on the environment.
    Also PLA has been used to line the inside of Paper Cups in place of the oil based lining more commonly used, create Green plastics Cups, Cutlery, Carrier Bags, Food Packaging and even Nappies.

  • Recycled Plastic April 26th, 2011 10:46 am

    I agree, fleece is actually one of my favorite types of material. While I don’t see recycled plastic fleece being sold in department stores, I would love to try one on. Anyone information on purchasing recycled fleece clothing would be greatly appreciated.

  • carpet cleaning Melbourne September 28th, 2011 10:06 pm

    Thanks for these posting, It help a lot of people to know the facts about the recycled materials. A job well –done guys and hope you will continue doing great blogs in the future. About the plastic bag we should really be helping one another to stop or minimize the uses the plastic bags because it is one of the cause that we are experiencing the climatic change.

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