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Tencel Fibers

Though the fiber is manmade, Tencel is derived from the wood pulp of trees grown in managed forests and is completely biodegradable. The production of the fiber involves a “closed loop” spinning process, in which the non-toxic solvent is continuously recycled and energy and water are conserved. Twisted or spun into yarns, Tencel can easily be utilized to knit or weave fabrics that are strong, absorbent, and comfortable. Tencel fabrics are also especially recognized for the fluidity of their drape and their ready acceptance of dyes. Many Tencel fabrics are machine washable, as well as shrinkage and wrinkle resistant.

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