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Sustainability begins at the source

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Flake is converted to recycled PET pellets

At the recycling center, plastic waste is sorted, cleaned, crushed/shredded, resorted and pelletized. SigNature® T molecular tag is applied to masterbatch pellets. CertainT verifies all tagged pellets.

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Extrusion

These masterbatch pellets are processed through an extruder and transformed into fiber. SigNature T is embedded into the r-PET fiber during the extrusion process.

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r-PET Filament Yarn Spinner

Tagged r-PET fibers are spun into filament yarn, ready to be woven into fabric. CertainT verifies all tagged r-PET fiber before, during, and after manufacture.

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Weave or Knit into r-PET Yarns

The tagged filament yarns finally take shape as they are woven or knitted into fabric to be used in various home textile products. CertainT verifies the tagged r-PET yarns.

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Manufacture into Home Textiles

After passing the CertainT test, the tagged r-PET fabric is then cut and sewn into finished home textile products. CertainT verifies the tagged r-PET products.

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Weave or Knit into r-PET Yarns

Finished goods, bearing the “CertainT” label, arrive at retail where consumers, driven by a desire for quality and authenticity, can be assured of the integrity of their purchase.

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Enjoy

Consumer enjoys the CertainT Certified product, where its authenticity has resulted in a product with proven sustainability and authenticity.