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The next generation of recycled wool

The key ingredient of our high-end recycled wool fabrics, the result of our passion, more than 80 years of heritage, know-how and innovation.

MWool® is a low-impact and high-end recycled wool that distinguishes itself for an accurate selection and deep testing of the best possible raw materials, a cutting-edge and low-impact mechanical recycling process of pre-consumer scraps and post-consumer garments , a masterful blending and color creation through our Recype® process, a painstaking quality control, our Durability Treatment, all guaranteed by our MSystem zero-mile supply chain. MWool® is the first-ever recycled wool with a Life Cycle Assessment approved by scientific community and certified EPD® Environmental Product Declaration.

The reasons why MWool® is the next generation of recycled wool

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It is as valuable as virgin wool

MWool® features all the natural characteristics of virgin wool. it is soft, breathable, elastic, wrinkle, odour and stain resistant; thermo regulating, fire and UV resistant.

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It is fully circular and zero-waste

MWool® eliminates the need to use new wool by making the most of what’s already been produced. It is a raw material that fosters an all-round circular economy, as it is made by mechanically recycling industrial waste, pre-consumer scraps and leftovers, and post-consumer garments

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It is extremely low-impact

MWool®, compared to generic virgin wool fibers, impacts 99,2% less on climate change, 99,9% less on water use and 93,3% less on total energy consumption [see LCA to discover more]

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It is high-end and performing

MWool® is a guarantee in terms of quality, thanks to a great selection and testing of raw materials and a masterful and innovative recycling process

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It has an increased durability

MWool® guarantess higher standards in terms of durability thanks to our Durability Treatment. Through this unique treatment, which is in conformity with Mrsl ZDHC, we prevent wool from deteriorating during the storage phase and we increase its resilience, obtaining, as a consequence, high-tenacity yarns, a great shininess and an outstanding life of color

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It is sustainably colorful, with no added dyes and chemicals

MWool® is available in more than 1000 colors, which are obtained without added chemicals or dyes through our Recype® color creation process

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It is GRS-certified

MWool® is GRS-certified. Global Recycled Standard certifies each stage of production to verify recycled content in materials and products, ensuring traceability and respect for social and environmental standards

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Its low impacts are verified with science-based data

MWool® fibers' low impacts were calculated with a unique life cycle assessment, in accordance with the international standard UNI EN ISO 14040, UNI EN ISO 14044 and UNI EN ISO 14025. This study was also approved by the scientific community and published as a scientific article on MDPI. MWool® yarns' low impacts were calculated and certified according to the international EPD® scheme, in accordance with the international standard ISO 14025

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MWool® fibers' life cycle assessment was approved by the scientific community and published as a scientific article

After years of assessments and in-depth studies, we managed to achieve a certified Life Cycle Assessment calculation for our MWool® fibers. Our study, in collaboration with the prestigious Politenico di Torino, develops an environmental analysis of recycled wool fibers through the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology. A parallel LCA is developed for virgin wool fibers too, in order to obtain a data-based comparison. Deep analyses have been carried out to capture the uncertainty associated with virgin fibers’ impacts and to evaluate how MWool® impacts vary according to the origin and treatment of recycled textiles. Results show that recycled wool fibers have significantly lower environmental impacts than virgin fibers, even when the most unfavorable scenarios are considered. Find the MDPI scientific article here.

MWool® yarns' low impacts were also calculated and certified according to the international EPD® scheme

MWool® yarns' low impacts were also calculated and certified according to the international EPD® scheme

An EPD® is a certified Environmental Product Declaration, which trasparently reports environmental data over the life cycle of products in accordance with the international standard ISO 14025. MWool® yarns are the first-ever recycled wool yarns to obtain this certification and, since May 27th, 2022, it is available here. Why is the EPD® so important? Because it is based on the international ISO standards, assuring international use, acceptability and continuity; it is based on scientific principles for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and approved through independent verification; it is based on specific rules for different product groups (PCR) ensuring that EPDs within the same category of products are calculated and presented in the same way; it provides a tool for communicating additional information such as social responsibility, quality control and environmental management.

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In 2021, thanks to MWool®

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wool garments were saved from landfills and given a new life

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