TREAD LIGHTLY

TREAD LIGHTLY

Reducing our environmental footprint without compromising quality.

If we could lesson the burden on Mother Earth by reducing our environmental footprint without compromising quality, we would, right? We can… and we will. IDEAL has proudly partnered with REPREVE®, a leading producer of recycled polyester made from plastic bottles, to create IDEAL Earth™, our line of sustainable zippers for eco-conscious manufacturers.

A PARTNERSHIP THAT PUTS

ENVIRONMENT FIRST

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A PARTNERSHIP THAT PUTS

ENVIRONMENT FIRST

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IDEAL Earthzippers are made using REPREVE® polyester, utilizing special processes that convert recycled water bottles into zippers. Here’s how it’s done…

recycled bottles are collected and flaked

bottle flake is formed into REPREVE chips

REPREVE chips are extruded into REPREVE recycled polyester

REPREVE recycled polyester is used to create environmentally responsible zippers

ON AVERAGE, EVERY 100,000
JACKET ZIPPERS PRODUCED

SAVES 1,000

GALLONS OF GASOLINE

ON AVERAGE, EVERY 100,000
JEAN ZIPPERS PRODUCED

SAVES 300

GALLONS OF GASOLINE

ON AVERAGE, EVERY 100,000
JACKET ZIPPERS PRODUCED

SAVES 1,000

GALLONS OF GASOLINE

ON AVERAGE, EVERY 100,000
JEAN ZIPPERS PRODUCED

SAVES 300

GALLONS OF GASOLINE

REPREVE has recycled over 10 billion plastic bottles.

REPREVE has recycled over 10 billion plastic bottles.

7.2X

Enough bottles to fill the Empire State Building 7.2 times.

50X

Enough bottles placed end to end to circle the Earth 50 times.

95K

Enough energy saved to power 95,000 homes for 1 year.

7.2X

Enough bottles to fill the Empire State Building 7.2 times.

50X

Enough bottles placed end to end to circle the Earth 50 times.

95K

Enough energy saved to power 95,000 homes for 1 year.

REPREVE Asks Brands, “What If?”

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REPREVE Asks Brands, “What If?”

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Want to learn more?

Contact an Ideal Earth representative near you to learn how Ideal Earth zippers can improve your products.