– Italy’s ERCA helps Patagonia & YKK with sustainable chem-tech REVECOL

Giu 5, 2023

Italy’s ERCA SPA, Patagonia, and YKK have announced the successful implementation of ERCA’s REVECOL (Recycled Vegetable Cooking Oil), a sustainable, innovative chemical agent, in YKK’s dyeing processes at their Vietnam production sites. ERCA transforms common waste material, such as exhausted vegetable cooking oil, into an upcycled, certified high performance, safe textile chemical.

ERCA has invested in circular practices to take waste material and use them as feedstocks to create new responsible chemical products. Always searching for new sustainable innovations, REVECOL caught the attention of Patagonia. Driven by the goal to utilise non-extractive chemistry in their supply chain wherever possible, the brand teamed up with ERCA and trim supplier YKK to deploy REVECOL, the three companies said in a press release…

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