Applied DNA, provider of molecular technologies for diagnostics and therapeutics, has partnered with GHCL Limited, a manufacturer of home textiles, and Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), India’s largest private sector firm, to launch CertainT verified recycled PET (“rPET”) bedding products at New York Home Fashions week, to be held from March 19 to 22, 2018.
Fully source-verified, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET postconsumer) is the clear plastic best known for packaging bottled water, and is the most widely recycled plastic in the world. GHCL will use Applied DNA’s CertainT platform in connection with PETand/ or recycled PETblended bed sheets, pillowcases, and shams sold in-store or online in the United States. RIL is collaborating with GHCL and Applied DNA as the preferred fibre-manufacturing partner to use the CertainT platform for authenticity of recycled PET in bed sheets, pillowcases, and shams.
RIL, the largest integrated producer of polyester fibre and yarn in the world, manufacturers the most eco-friendly fibres in the world, Recron Green Gold fibres and Recron Green Gold Dope- Dyed (EcoD) Fibres & Tow, which are manufactured via ecofriendly processes of the highest standard. These fibres have been granted the ‘Global Recycle Standard’ from the internationally recognised Control Union Certificates, Netherland. GHCL operates its home textiles facility in Vapi in the state of Gujarat, India. The facility overseas the production process from spinning to weaving to finished processed fabric, which is then made into duvet sets, sheet sets, comforters, to name a few.