03 Aug 2018

THE TELEGRAPH – Sustainable swimwear? The best brands using ocean waste to create stylish suits

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By Victoria Moss


I don’t know about you, but my plastic guilt is is racking up. Buying a takeaway iced coffee feels tantamount to chain smoking outside a maternity unit. And with looming holidays, near pretty oceans, which as we all now know (thanks, Attenborough) are full of nasty little plastic beads and who knows what, I feel awkward about popping myself on a err, plastic lilo and taking advantage of those cooling lapping waves, full of fish choking to death on our detritus.

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Ladies, may I introduce you to a yarn called ECONYL® which very cleverly is formed from oceanic waste material – fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial plastic.

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