Why we use rPET in our towels

Why we use rPET in our towels

The use of recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) in towels offers several benefits, not only for the environment to reduce our impact; but also to the end user who, like me, still needs a practical solution when out and about on the water. Here are some of the key benefits of our rPET towel range:

Environmental sustainability!

Using rPET in towels helps to reduce waste, conserve resources and lower the carbon footprint of the manufacturing process. rPET is made from recycled plastic bottles, so it diverts waste from landfills and reduces the demand for new petroleum-based materials.


rPET fibers are strong and durable, making towels made from rPET more resistant to tearing and wearing over time. This makes them a more sustainable option in the long run as they need to be replaced less often.


rPET fibers can be processed to produce towels that are soft and comfortable to use. The finished product is microsuede, similar to a shammy. It's incredibly soft and doesn't get scratchy over time like cotton towels often do.

Moisture Absorption!

rPET fibers have excellent moisture-wicking properties, which makes towels made from rPET ideal for water based sports and fitness activities.


rPET fibers are hypoallergenic, making them suitable for people with sensitive skin.

Overall, using rPET in towels helps to create a more sustainable and eco-friendly product, while also offering the end user (us!) a high-quality, durable, absorbent towel.

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