How is plastic recycled to make polar fleece?

Answer Polar fleece, an insulating fabric lighter than wool, consists of recycled plastic bottles which go through sorting, cleaning and liquefaction to make plastic threads. One item of polar fleece clot... Read More »

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Is polar fleece made from plastic bottles?

Polarfleece is a synthetic fabric created from a process in which recycled plastic bottles are melted and mixed with terephthalic acid, a petroleum product. The resulting liquid is strained through... Read More »

About Polar Fleece?

Polar fleece has only been around since 1979, but it's hard to believe how we ever got along without it. It is an inexpensive alternative to wool, excellent for workout gear and snuggly and fun for... Read More »

How to Use a Polar Fleece?

Polar fleece is a type of fabric that is designed to trap body heat while still allowing some air flow. Body heat is kept between the fabric and body instead of allowing the body heat to dissipate.... Read More »

Who invented polar fleece?

The synthetic fabric, originally called Polarfleece├é┬«, was developed by Malden Mills in Lawrence, Mass., in 1979. It became a lightweight wool alternative for outerwear. In 1991, Malden introduced ... Read More »