Sri Lanka’s largest plastic recycler, Eco Spindles (Pvt.) Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary of BPPL Holdings PLC,, has presented a sustainable solution to managing plastic waste by recycling plastic bottles directly into yarn or monofilaments.
Eco Spindles recycle and convert 90 million PET plastic bottles to polyester yarn, annually at its recycling facility, one of two plants globally capable of manufacturing yarn directly from PET plastic flakes.
Eco Spindles PET plastic to yarn conversion process ensures lowest carbon footprint globally with its unique flake using Partially Oriented Yarn (POY) technology ensuring a sustainable future for the apparel industry.
Using recycled plastic to create yarn, Eco Spindles has created six signature products: Ecos Green , Ecos Evolve, Ecos Oceanic, Ecos Shield, Ecos Amy, and Ecos Chroma. Its ‘Ecos Evolve’ yarn is world’s most sustainable product in recycled polyester yarn category.