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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

MADE IN THE USA/BERRY COMPLIANT

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 polyester including REPREVE®, TENCEL™, and X4zol™-J.
  • 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 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: 50/52”
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% REPREVE® with CiCLO®, 25% 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% REPREVE® with CiCLO®/25% Cotton/25% TENCEL™

Width: 66"
Weight: 5 oz. per sq./yd.
MOQ: 1 roll


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% Recycled Polyester. This fabric has mechanical stretch in the weft to avoid the addition of spandex. Spandex is petroleum based, requires lots of energy to produce, and is not biodegradable. 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
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

COMING SOON

This is a solution-dyed grid fleece fabric made of 100% REPREVE® with CiCLO® additive that allows polyester to biodegrade. This fabric is finished with HeiQ Smart Temp. HeiQ finishes follow strict best practices that limit wastewater and energy. This fabric provides the warmth and performance of a typical grid fleece with enhanced environmental attributes. Use it as an entire garment for easy future recyclability.

END USES: Outerwear, Softshells, Fleece Jackets

 

Willow
100% REPREVE® with CiCLO®, Solution-dyed Grid Fleece

Width: 67”
Weight: 8.6 oz. per sq./yd.
Finishes: HeiQ Smart Temp
Colors: Black
MOQ: 1 roll


  • black

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