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Manteco

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The winner of “The Climate Action Award”

One of the categories of Sustainable Fashion Awards is the Climate Action Awards which is dedicated to fashion brands, suppliers and organisations that has developed solutions to reduce the sector’s GHG emissions.

Manteco, an Italian wool company that started by recycling military blankets and sweaters in 1941 is the winner of 2023. After 80 years of industrial experience, the effort of innovation, and science, they created two branded wool:  ReviWool® and MWool® which generate 65.6% and 99.2% fewer CO2-eq emissions respectively, while also using significantly less water and energy.

To help you understand the impact:
2 square meters of Generic virgin wool-made fabric is equivalent to:
13.89kg CO2e🧶 = 70.5 km of driving 🚗 = 357.9 m3 of CO2 Gas💨

While the colour is often the big problem for recycled material, Mateco found a brilliant solution: mixing numerous and different shades of recycled wool fibers, developing actual ‘recipes’ of no-dye colors. And they managed to develop more than 1000 colors that don’t obtain any added chemicals.

To solve the big crisis, we need each sector to innovate creative solutions like this. 💚




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  • Jane Wangui

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    This is interesting...who would have thought it was possible to recycle military blankets...more innovations like this will actually have an impact on our environment.

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    • Patrick Kiash

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      Thank you for making me understand the impact they help to curb through their positive solutions. Congratulations for their good work out of 80 years of expertise and experience. Indeed is a journey.

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      • George Kariuki

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        Absolutely love this! Huge congrats to Manteco for winning the Climate Action Award. This is how fashion can embrace sustainability without sacrificing style.

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        • Rashid Kamau

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          In this fast-paced era, the change of fashion is also very rapid, people change clothes frequently, resulting in fashion waste, the sustainable fashion industry is imperative.

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          • Esther Wanjiku

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            Manteco has always had a clear sustainable path towards making the world a better place. Their circular economy program is indeed very amazing.

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            • We Don't Have Time

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              Dear Vermeer Xie Your climate love has received over 50 agrees! We have reached out to Manteco by email and requested a response. I will keep you updated on any progress! To reach more people and increase the chance of a response, click the Share button above to share the review on your social accounts. For every new member that joins We Don't Have Time from your network, we will plant a tree and attribute it to you! /Adam, We Don't Have Time

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              • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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                Extraordinary sustainability efforts by @monteco.Its humble beginning and subsequent achievements over the years are a testament that fashion industries can impact the war against climate change.

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                • Chris Ndungu

                  4 w

                  Fashion industries depicting a good picture like this especially when it comes to enhancing sustainability is a commendable work. May other companies detect from this.

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                  • Princess

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                    It's inspiring to witness such dedication to sustainability in the fashion industry.

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                    • Munene Mugambi

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                      This is a company that started by running recycling military blankets. It is clear to see their goal has always been sustainability and they care about fashion's impact on our planet. It is good to see them feted.

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