MATERIALS & PACKAGING

REGENERATED NYLON

ECONYL®

Boardies® womens solid coloured swimwear and solid liningis made from ECONYL®, a regenerated nylon made from waste such as fishing netsfrom the oceans and aquaculture, fabric scraps from mills and carpets destinedfor landfill. ECONYL® yarn performs and feels the same as virgin nylon meaningwe are recycling and recreating rather than sourcing new nylon. 

RECYCLED PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

REPREVE®

Boardies® mens collaborations and Boardies®womens printed swimwear is made from REPREVE®,a recycled fiber made from 100% recycled plastic, mainlyconsisting of used plastic water bottles. Unifi, who make REPREVE®, are notjust finding a new life for recycled materials. Compared to making a virgin fiber,by making REPREVE®, they offset  the useof new petroleum, emitting fewer greenhouse gases and conserving water andenergy in the process

BOARDIES SHIRTS

TENCEL™ LYOCELL

Boardies® shirts are made from Tencel™ Lyocell, a fiber made by transforming wood pulp into a cellulosic fibre. This sustainable fiber lowers the environmental impact through a closed loop production process, reusing 99% of chemicals. Tencel™ Lyocell is gentle on the skin and breathable for those hot summer days.