The world's most sustainable t-shirt?
What is EcoVero fabric?
EcoVero is a type of viscose made from sustainable wood from controlled sources. The trees used are certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) or the PEFC (Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes). It is manufactured in Austria by Lenzing, a world leader in sustainable viscose production.
Is EcoVero fabric sustainable?
EcoVero is more sustainable than traditional viscose. The trees used for fabric production are located in forests near Lenzing's production facilities; therefore, around 50% lower CO2 emissions are associated with transport. It also has less impact on the water than traditional viscose production. Transparency in the supply chain is made possible thanks to a sophisticated tracking system that allows customers to know the history of the fiber, from raw material to production, distribution, and disposal.
EcoVero fabric properties
The fabric is so soft and comfortable that it can best be compared to silk. The cellulose fibers in the fabric are structured to regulate the absorption and release of moisture, making it breathable and supporting the body's thermal regulation. The material can absorb four times the weight in water. In addition, EcoVero is very airy and breathable, making it suitable for clothes directly against the skin.
Since EcoVero is made of wood pulp, it is easily broken down without toxic waste.
EcoVero compared to other textile fibers
EcoVero's production method has a 50% smaller impact on emissions and water than, for example, cotton.
Is EcoVero organic?
Yes, EcoVero comes from an organic source, wood pulp, and although some chemicals are used to process the pulp into yarn, the end product is biodegradable.
Is EcoVero breathable?
Yes, the cellulose fibers in the fabric are structured to regulate the absorption and release of moisture, which makes it breathable and supports the body's thermal regulation. Therefore, EcoVero is an excellent choice for the summer.