Alkegen joins an eco-responsible industrial consultation project

Alkegen joins an eco-responsible industrial consultation project

Free translation from Weave

Alkegena Saint-Elzéar-de-Beauce based company, has teamed up with Quebec and Canadian organizations to carry out - for the first time - an industrial cooperation project for the recycling of textile products.

This pilot project will lean to the launch of a high quality multi-purpose bag which contains 50% post consummation textile (clothing) and the other 50% from plastic bottles.  In the first phase, 10 000 bags will be available “en primeur” in some ten or so Canadian Tire stores this fall.

Alkegen played a key role in this fiber transformation into high-quality felt made from recycled material, moreover participating in the concept development towards the finished product.  The company also manufactured the bags in its Saint-Elzéar workshop.

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Source: EnBeauce by NéoMédia, Un sac fait de textiles recyclés produit en Beauce, August 24, 2022

Photo: Courtesy - Alkegen
Photo caption, from left: Marianne Mercier, Chroma; Sabine Weber, teacher at Seneca College; Alex Alexis, Alkegen; Kelly Drennan,Fashion Takes Action and Hugues Lambert, Alkegen.


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