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Environmentally Preferred Performance Fabrics

Made in the USA. Low Minimum Orders.

TEXTILES. HONORABLY SOURCED. RESPONSIBLE. INNOVATIVE. VIABLE.

The EcoThriv® line of fabrics was purposefully designed for responsible yet resilient performance apparel and active wear. It was developed to keep our environmental footprint small while still performing at a high level. These fabrics are perfect for end uses including, but not limited to fleece and quarter-zip jackets, leggings, pants, shorts, dresses, rompers, base layers, and t-shirts.

All fabrics (excluding Birch) are Made in the USA/Berry Compliant

FOB for these fabrics is OH or CA

 

Environmentally Preferred Fibers & Finishes

Responsible fibers & finishes that help to reduce the impact fabric production has on our planet.

Highlights

  • Made in the USA
  • Low Minimum Orders (sold by the roll)
  • Made with more environmentally preferred fibers and finishes
  • Recycled cotton, Recycled polyester including REPREVE®, TENCEL™, and X4zol™-J fibers.
  • HeiQ® finishes and CiCLO® additive

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Product Offerings


JOSHUA

IN STOCK NOW

This solution-dyed double-knit interlock is made of 84% recycled polyester and 16% X4zol™-J with HEIQ® Smart Temp and Fresh Tech finishes. X4zol™-J is a Lubrizol TPU fiber that provides a balanced stretch for both comfort and shaping, and is environmentally friendly and recyclable. HEIQ® finishes follow strict best practices that limit wastewater and energy.

END USES: Yoga Bottoms, Athletic Wear, Rompers

 

Joshua
84% Recycled Polyester/16% X4zol™-J

Width: 52/54”
Weight: 8.3 oz. per sq./yd.
Finishes: HEIQ® Smart Temp/Fresh
Colors: Black
MOQ: 1 roll (60 yds.)

Specification Sheet (PDF)


TEST UNIT OF MEASURE TEST METHOD TEST RESULTS
Construction ASTM D3775 88 CPI X 48 WPI (+/-2)
Wash Shrinkage  AATCC 61 2A 5.0% Length X 3.0% width - max
Color Fastness  AATCC 61 2A 4.5 rating minimum to polyester
Crocking AATCC 8 Dry: 5.0 rating – minimum
Wet: 5.0 rating – minimum
Stretch ASTM D2594 140% length X 145% width - min
Snag ASTM D3939 4.5 minimum
Pilling ASTM D3512 4.0 minimum

  • black

* Printed colors will not always represent actual shade of fabric. Please request sample for true shade reference.



BUCKEYE

IN STOCK NOW

This interlock fabric is made of 100% REPREVE® with Sorbtek® fibers delivering an environmentally preferred fabric with inherent breathability and moisture wicking. Use it as an entire garment for easy future recyclability.

END USES: Quarterzip Jackets, Mid-Layer Tops, Knit Shorts

 

Buckeye
100% REPREVE® with Sorbtek® Interlock

Width: 63”
Weight: 5.1 oz. per sq./yd.
Colors: Gray, Black, Navy
MOQ: 1 roll

Specification Sheet (PDF)


TEST UNIT OF MEASURE TEST METHOD TEST RESULTS
Pilling ASTM D-3512 4
Snagging BS 8479 3.5
Dimensional Stability AATCC 61 2A Warp: 2.8% Weft: 1.7%
Wicking AATCC 197 10 cm

  • gray
  • black
  • navy

* Printed colors will not always represent actual shade of fabric. Please request sample for true shade reference.



JUNIPER

COMING SOON

This jersey fabric is made using environmentally preferred fibers: 50% rPET, 25% recycled cotton, and 25% TENCEL™ fiber. Juniper is a fabric that has lower GHG emissions than virgin fabrics and has the performance to keep you cool and comfortable through a wide range of activities.

Note: Ribbed version available for collars and cuffs.

END USES: T-Shirts, Baselayers, Gussets

 

Juniper 
50% rPET/25% Recycled Cotton/25% TENCEL™

Width: 63/64"
Weight: 4.8 oz. per sq./yd.
MOQ: 1 roll

Specification Sheet (PDF)


TEST UNIT OF MEASURE TEST RESULTS
Construction Jersey
Wash Shrinkage  5.0% or less Length X 5.0% or less Width

  • heather gray
  • navy
  • white

* Printed colors will not always represent actual shade of fabric. Please request sample for true shade reference.



BIRCH

COMING SOON

This is a mechanical stretch woven fabric made of 100% REPREVE® with Sorbtek® fibers. This fabric has mechanical stretch in the weft to avoid the addition of spandex. 100% REPREVE® Sorbtek delivers an environmentally preferred breathable moisture-wicking fabric. Use it as an entire garment for easy future recyclability.

Note: imported yarn was used in this fabric.

END USES: Shorts, Pants, Athleisure Dresses, Woven Tops, Gussets

 

Birch
100% Recycled Polyester Mechanical Stretch Woven

Width: 57/58”
Weight: 4.2 oz. per sq./yd.
Finishes: HEIQ® Smart Temp/Fresh
Colors: Black
MOQ: 1 roll

Specification Sheet (PDF)


TEST UNIT OF MEASURE TEST METHOD TEST RESULTS
Dimensional Stability to Washing AATCC 135 Warp: 0% Weft: -0.93%
Tear Strength  ASTM D1424 Warp: 3563g Weft: 9760g
Seam Slippage ASTM D434 Warp: 174N Weft: 173N
Water Drop Test AATCC 79 BW: 1 sec 3x: 48 sec
Vertical Wicking 5 min. AATCC 197 Warp: 9.5 Weft: 10.2

  • black

* Printed colors will not always represent actual shade of fabric. Please request sample for true shade reference.


Willow

Solution-dyed fleece fabric made of 100% recycled polyester with CiCLO® additive.

COMING SOON