Levi’s Jeans Save 770 Million Liters of Water
Levi’s Water<Less jeans collection, designed to reduce water used in the finishing process by up to 96 percent, has saved over 770 million liters of water since its launch in 2011, the company announced.
That figure is equivalent to the drinking water used in New York City in a month, or 308 Olympic-sized swimming pools, Levi Strauss said.
This spring the company will make 9 million units of the Water<Less jeans, saving 71 million liters of water.
Last month Levi’s said it is testing a process for using 100 percent recycled water in parts of its production. The process is being used in one of Levi’s Chinese factories, which bleaches, dyes and stone-washes garments.
Stay Up-to-Date On Environmental Management, Energy & Sustainability News with EL's Free Daily Newsletter
Energy Manager News
- Direct Current Powers Building
- Honeywell Acquires Elster for $5.1B
- Business Services Firm Adds Energy Management to its Offerings
- Researchers Find a Way to Capture, Use Lost Solar Energy
- Ideal Power, KACO Converge Energy Storage, Solar
- Constellation Deploys Solar for Baltimore Ravens
- Franklin Energy Wins Contract for Wisconsin Load Limiting Program
- 80% of Businesses Choose Competitive Electricity Retailers in Deregulated Areas