Textile Insight

September / October 2020

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Saya By The Numbers • 75+ billion plastic bottles recycled and renewed every year • Up to 30% per yard waste reduction by recycling cutting scraps and daed-stock with SAYA RSCUW Project • 13 PET Bottle collecting and recycling facilities worldwide • SAYA's manufacturing process results in: - 55 – 86% Energy savings - 43 – 76 % Reduction in CO2 - 80 Bottles/Kg Saved from landfill • Over 50 years of experience behind SAYA with Nan Ya Plastics To Learn More Website: SayaRenew.com Email: change@sayarenew.com Facebook: SAYA Renew Fibers Instagram: sayafibers E ngineers at SAYA knew they had an opportunity to make a positive impact and pre- vail beyond the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. With the goal of perfecting and introducing new recycling technology for the textile industry, they did not allow themselves to be distracted. e result is a new collection of recycled fibers derived from fabric scrap and overruns, redefining what's possible in textile renewal. "We understand the critical role we play as a manufacturer in the supply chain as it relates to sustainability," states Mike Shih of SAYA. "Being the most basic component and the first decision made during the textile and garment development process gives us the opportunity to make a positive change that can have an impact up the ladder and across all industries using textiles." e advantage of scale - SAYA's parent company, Nan Ya plastics, continues to be the world's largest manufacturer of bottle recycled performance fibers, repurposing over 100,000 tons of plastic bottles every year (equivalent to over 75 billion bottles). Now produced under SAYA Now technology, the process continues to be refined, renewing water bottles into yarns for multiple uses and upcycling single use, low value, high volume plastic bottles into performance fibers that are durable, functional, and recyclable yet again. Under SAYA Now, the brand's bread and butter product is SAYA 365. It is readily available across the globe with recycling and manufacturing facilities located throughout Asia including China, Japan, Philippines, ailand and Vietnam. In recent years, collection and renewal efforts have expanded SAYA Sustainable Fiber: Inspired by Adversity SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION SAYA Coastal targets the clean-up and renewal of discarded plastic bottles in coastal regions that would otherwise migrate out to sea. "We understand the critical role we play as a manufacturer in the supply chain as it relates to sustainability." Mike Shih, SAYA 26 • Textile Insight ~ September/October 2020 textileinsight.com

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