Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Environment Uniqlo to recycle old down jackets and plastic bottles with Toray Clothing chain's Japan stores to serve as collection points A Uniqlo store in New York: The apparel brand will sell clothes made from recycled materials starting next year.
MINORU SATAKE, Nikkei staff writer September 17, 2019 05:07 JST | Japan
LONDON -- Uniqlo apparel chain operator
Fast Retailing will partner with materials maker Toray Industries to turn used down jackets and plastic bottles into new clothes, which will go on sale in 2020.
The CEOs of both Japanese companies -- Fast Retailing's Tadashi Yanai and Akihiro Nikkaku of Toray -- announced the recycling program in London on Monday.
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