Admittedly, my innovative fabric research is not up to date. Yet I am confident that unknowing textile professionals and entrepreneurs will be fascinated.
In fact, J&O Fabrics Store has a newsletter blog with a REUTERS video titled Waste Coffee Grounds Add Flavor to Fabric.
Located in Taiwan, SINGTEX® is an admirable company fixated on R+D. They came up with S.Café® ― a patented process that converts the coffee grounds into yarn. From yarn, they manufacture knitted and woven fabrics, as well as soft-shell fabrics.
DNA Design Labs launched ladies' wedding attire with the fabric. She's into eco-friendly production and happens to love coffee! Other SINGTEX customers are Hugo Boss, Patagonia, Nike, and North Face brands.
Why eco-friendly status? Because used coffee grounds are diverted from landfills, the discovery expands the life circle of coffee industry, and waste is valued. Top that with energy saved because of dual results, ―roasted beans and odor absorption qualities incorporated into fiber.