– Patagonia partners with YKK to use waste vegetable oil dyes (Revecol®)

Jun 6, 2023

Italian chemical supplier Erca, in cooperation with Patagonia and zipper supplier YKK, will use waste vegetable oil to extract textile dyeing aids to assist polyester fiber dyeing. The chemical agent series brand “Revecol” launched by Erca is a leveling and dispersing agent, which has been used in the dyeing process of zippers in YKK’s Vietnam factory.

According to the product carbon footprint report conducted by Bluesign Technologies AG, Erca’s new chemical dyes made from waste vegetable oil have 72% lower environmental impact than traditional products, which…

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