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3SIXTY Turn Recycled Plastic Bottles and Upcycled Ocean Waste Into Towels For The Hotel Industry

3sixty towels made using recycled plastic bottles

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Ireland

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Submitted by: 
Colm Walsh
Start/End date: 
03/2019
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Yes

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3SIXTY takes end of life, single use plastic bottles and ocean waste and mixes these with cotton to produce towels that look, feel and perform just like regular towels for the hotel industry. Find out more about its approach in the video below.

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  • A 100 bedroom hotel, using a full range 3SIXTY products, could help divert 86,000+ plastic bottles from landfill or the ocean.
  • For each kilo of seaqual fiber 3SIXTY uses to produce linens, the Upcycling the Oceans network of Mediterranean fishermen removes 1kg of debris from the sea.