H&M has unveiled its third ‘Close The Loop’ collection, a range of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing made from consumer waste.
The range features classic denim and blue fabrics, created with cotton and wool collected during the brand’s in-store garment recycling initiative.
Launching exclusively online on Thursday 29 September, the sustainable fashion line contains 20 to 30% recycled cotton - which is the maximum amount that can be used today when making new fabric without compromising the quality.
Several pieces within the current collection are made using over 70% recycled wool.
H&M’s aim is to use more material from recycled items in the future, once technology has improved.
Prices range from £14.99 for a T-shirt, to £69.99 for a winter coat.
See more of the new collection in our gallery below:
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