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Denim recycling

Denim recycling, with millions of blue jeans being used and thrown away every year, most going into landfills, it is essential to incorporate recycling or reusing of denim materials into the overall development process.

Sugar cane denim

Sugar Cane denim is a term used to describe the construction of denim made from fibres derived from the plant that gave rise to the brand-name SUGAR CANE. In 1947, Levi XX 501 button fly, five-pocket selvedge dungarees was made by sugarcane.


Hemming of legs of jeans can often be a complicated process, with embroidered and beads creating patterns inlaid in the hemming. However, it can be unaffected by using different coloured threads to do the hemming. It creates a striking look even for casual jeans with the connection of colours on both sides of the denim cloth.

Textile waste

Textile waste can be classified as either pre-consumer or post-consumer textile waste. Pre-consumer textile waste is the leftovers or by-products from textile, fibre- or cotton industries. Post-consumer textile waste is the waste of fleece, flannel, corduroy, cotton, nylon, denim, wool, and linen.