Primark Cares - What fibres are Primark cares products made of?

What fibres are Primark Cares products made of?

Fibre What is it made of? Which products are typically made from this at Primark?
Plant-derived fibres (Definition: Fibres which are sourced and harvested directly from plants)
Organic cotton Cotton is a soft fibre grown on cotton plants. The organic cotton used in Primark product is certified to a universally recognised high standard (either Organic Content Standard (OCS) or Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and is grown using methods that help to reduce the impact on the environment.
  • Denim
  • Baby clothes
Cotton from the Primark Sustainable Cotton Programme This cotton comes from our own sustainable cotton programme, the biggest of its kind of any fashion retailer. The programme trains farmers to grow cotton using more sustainable farming methods, which helps to reduce environmental impact and improves their livelihoods. You can find out more about our Sustainable Cotton Programme here.
  • Pyjamas
  • T-shirts
  • Baby grows
  • Denim
  • Towels
  • Bedding
Recycled materials (Definition: Materials which would otherwise have been thrown away are collected and turned into new materials)
Recycled cotton Recycled cotton is made using cotton fabric waste which is spun into new fibres. Recycled cotton used in Primark product is certified to a universally recognised high standard; either the Recycled Content Standard (RCS) or the Global Recycled Standard (GRS).
  • Denim
  • T-shirts
  • Jersey

Polyester Nightware Recycled Primark Nylon Recycled Sustainable Cotton Recycled

Fibre What is it made of? Which products are typically made from this at Primark?
Recycled acrylic Acrylic is a man-made fibre. Recycled acrylic is made using acrylic fabric waste which is spun into new fibres. Recycled acrylic used in Primark product is certified to a universally recognised high standard; either the Recycled Content Standard (RCS) or the Global Recycled Standard (GRS).
  • Knitwear
Recycled polyamide (nylon) Polyamide is a man-made fibre, often called nylon. Recycled polyamide used in Primark product is certified to a universally recognised high standard; either the Recycled Content Standard (RCS) or the Global Recycled Standard (GRS).
  • Lingerie
  • Tights
  • Swimwear
Recycled polyester Polyester is a man-made fibre. Recycled polyester used in Primark product is certified to a universally recognised high standard; either the Recycled Content Standard (RCS) or the Global Recycled Standard (GRS).
  • Knitwear
  • Hoodies
  • Joggers
  • Blouses
  • Outerwear
Recycled metal Recycled metals used at Primark include zinc, steel, brass and iron. These are certified to a universally recognised high standard; either the Recycled Content Standard (RCS) or the Global Recycled Standard (GRS).
  • Jewellery
More sustainably sourced materials (Definition: materials in which efforts are made to help reduce environmental impact)
More sustainable lyocell, modal and viscose Sustainable lyocell, modal and viscose are fibres made using the cellulose found in wood. To protect ancient forests and their biodiversity, the wood used to make these fibres is sourced from responsibly managed forests.
  • Denim
  • Underwear
  • Pyjamas
  • Knitwear