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Terratex is made from 100% recycled polyester (largely post-consumer plastic soda pop bottles) or renewable materials (such as PLA which is derived from corn). So unlike fabrics that use virgin polyester, Terratex works to conserve petroleum resources.
The manufacturing processes used to make Terratex are deliberately designed to reduce the environmental impact of our operations. Theirr TerraCHECK™ system scrutinizes the dyes and chemicals used to the smallest unit and specifies that only ones meeting the highest environmental standards can go into Terratex. Renewable energy such as wind and solar are used to power their production plants for more than 20 percent of energy use as of January 2011.