Renewcell, Circuose, next-gen silk, alternative silk.
Renewcell
Material Name: 

Circulose®

Biomimicry: 

Silk

Main Input: 

Recycled material

Founded: 

2012

HQ: 

Sweden

TRL: 

5

Founder(s): 

Mikael Lindström, Christofer Lindgren, Malcolm Norlin, Gunnar Henriksson.

Website: 
About the Company

Renewcell is a Stockholm-based company that turns discarded textiles into 100% biodegradable raw material for the fashion industry.

Material

Circulose® is a ‘dissolving pulp’ from 100% textile waste, including worn-out jeans and production scraps.

Technology

Renewcell's technology dissolves used cotton and other cellulose fibers and transforms them into the biodegradable raw material (pulp) that is used by the textile industry to make viscose, lyocell, modal, acetate, and other types of regenerated fibers.

Applications

Fashion.

Selected Brand Partnerships

None currently known.