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  • The Organic Clothing blog, run by the folks at Lotus Organics Clothing, had a piece back in 2005 called Tencel: Sustainable but not necessarily healthy.

    Fabulous Fabrics: PM Organics Fabrics and Lace

  • Because the manufacture of viscose rayon which constitutes 95 percent of the rayon currently marketed has always been a highly polluting process, the pressure of environmentalism has led to the introduction of a new rayon fiber, under the brand name Tencel and the generic name lyocell, that is now being promoted as environmentally favorable or low-impact.

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  • The inner layer is made from a natural absorbent fiber called Tencel that is derived from Eucalyptus wood pulp.

    Backpacking Light Magazine

  • You’ll find this claim on mattresses that are covered or filled with natural materials, such as cotton, wool, or Tencel, which is made from wood fiber.

    Green dreams: “Natural” claims are no guarantee of a greener mattress

  • Using organic cotton and recycled polyester alongside other sustainable fabrics such as Tencel and micro modal, the duo aims to always choose materials that don't leave such a heavy environmental footprint and hope that one day this will be the norm for every label.

    Cool Hunting

  • The frock is part of the brand's "Conscious Collections," "an ongoing range of women's, men's, and kid's wear constructed of greener and eco-friendlier materials including organic cotton, organic linen, recycled polyester, and Tencel, a renewable material that's produced with minimal environmental impact" that will hit shelves April 14.

    Natalie Portman Hits Hollywood Fete In $50 H&M Dress (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • I would like to know if I can spin sock yarn with Tencel?

    Yearn Worthy Yarn: Tencel

  • Tencel is made from wood pulp that is spun down to make the fiber.

    Yearn Worthy Yarn: Tencel

  • I had no idea what Tencel was, so I went to find out.

    Fabulous Fabrics: PM Organics Fabrics and Lace

  • It turns out that Tencel is a brand name for a fiber called lyocell which is made of the cellulose found in wood pulp.

    Fabulous Fabrics: PM Organics Fabrics and Lace

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