Bionic Yarn reimaged the process of making fabrics used in making clothing from recycled plastic to produce textiles.
Innovation by many environmentalists and people want the world to become a better place.
Climate change and pollution are some of the most pressing challenges in the world right now.
One of the industries responsible for the massive pollution and destruction of natural resources is the textile/fashion industry.
Most of the raw materials used in making clothing and other textile products are fresh from the earth. The constant use of these resources puts more pressure on our environment, not a sustainable activity.
Founded in 2009, Bionic Yarn has seen tremendous growth mainly because of the environmental impact all over the world.
Creating that link between having great fashion products while having a cleaner environment was a genius concept by Tyson Toussant and Tim Coombs – the two co-founders of Bionic Yarn.
In today’s article, we will look at some of the ways Bionic Yarn is using technology to impact the fashion industry and world in general.
Anyone buying Bionic Yarn products now feels like they are making the world a better place.
Since the dominant material used to make their products is the fabric made out of recycled plastic, buying any of their products means you are reducing the number of plastics that would otherwise dump in the ocean or city waterways.
Ever since Bionic Yarn launched in 2009, they have collected over 10 million plastic bottles from the waterways of New York City.
All these have now turned into clothes, bags, shoes, and many other textile products.
Bionic Yarn has several products with the phrase “HAPPY OCEANS HAPPY LIFE,” which is a sign of appreciation to everyone who saves the oceans by buying their products.
So, if you are out there and you feel like creating an impact in the world, getting yourself one of Bionic Yarn’s products is something you should think of.
Many players in the textile industry have joined the bandwagon.
The mission of Tyson Toussant and Tim Coombs for starting Bionic Yarn was not to make lots of money.
They wanted to create a dent in the world of fashion. With millions of tons of plastic being dumped in the oceans each year, it needs more than one company to create a significant reduction in these numbers.
For this reason, Bionic Yarn has patterned with other well-known clothing brands like Timberland, The Gap, Cole Hann, G-star, and many more to increase the impact created.
Besides these, other textile companies have also started adopting the idea of using fabric made out of recycled plastic to make their products.
With this combined effort, reducing the amounts of plastic dumped in oceans is now becoming significant.
Bionic Yarn attracted legendary singer Pharrell William to join them.
Pharrell Williams has always been interested in the fashion industry with a couple of investments in several fashion companies.
When Tyson Toussant approached Pharrell, he wanted to persuade him to start using their fabric at his clothing brand.
However, Bionic Yarn’s idea blew Pharrell away; he opted to join them as a creative director.
This partnership changed the fortune of the company and the whole fashion industry as a whole.
It made the idea of making the eco-friendly fabric more popular, which attracted other brands like Timberland, The Gap, and many others to get on board at the end of the day.
Fashion is now used to save sea life.
One thing that people may not realize is that whenever we dump into the ocean creates a significant impact on the animals living in that water.
When plastic materials get stuck in the waters, they disrupt the flow of oxygen that may lead to some animals’ death in the water. These animals also may eat these plastics that could, in the end, harm them and lead to death.
The worst of it all is that we also become vulnerable to whatever they feed on whenever we eat anything from the waters.
We must ensure ocean waters are always as clean as possible to avoid feeding on the dirt that we dump there.
Companies like Bionic Yarn are doing a tremendous job by reducing the number of plastics dumped in the oceans.
Anyone who buys any textile product made from Bionic Yarn’s fabric indirectly saves ocean life. The textile industry is one of the few industries whose target is almost everyone on the planet.
If everyone that wears clothes is encouraged to get on board, the number of plastics going to the ocean would significantly reduce.
The impact created by Bionic Yarn in the fashion industry has been tremendous. Making people feel positive about their decision to purchase any product in fashion by making these products from sustainable materials is something not many companies are doing.
Several companies are joining Bionic Yarn’s cause to reduce ocean pollution due to plastics providing some greenlight.
Most companies could start using more eco-friendly materials to make textile products in the coming years.
The fashion industry and environmental sustainability have always been going in a different direction, but with companies like Bionic Yarn, the trend starts to change.
The good thing is that products made out the fabric got from plastic bottles are also well designed, making it possible for even the style enthusiasts clothing that syncs with their sense of style while saving the environment.