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Patagonia, Teijin to Collaborate to Initiate Closed-loop Polyester Product Recycling Program.

Tokyo, Japan, Aug 17, 2005 - (JCNN) - Patagonia and Teijin announced on August 15 that the companies have decided to jointly carry out a polyester product recycling program starting in September.

Under the program, Patagonia will recover from customers used Capilene line products, which are functional underwears produced by Patagonia, and Teijin will recycle them as polyester materials at a "fiber-to-fiber" recycling facility in Teijin Fibers' Matsuyama plant.

Collaboration will make Participating the first company in the US to start a recovery and recycling program. It will also enable Teijin to deploy the Teijin Fibers recycling system Eco Circle globally. Today about 70 companies use the Eco Circle system.

Source: JCN http://www.japancorp.net

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