• From Waste to Wow! Repreve® Featured in Swimwear from Eco Swim™ by Aqua Green™

    For Release: 6/19/2012


    Greensboro, North Carolina – June 19, 2012 – ECO SWIM™ by AQUA GREEN introduces eco-friendly swimwear made with REPREVE® recycled fibers. REPREVE, made by Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), is the recycled ingredient that makes this line of fashionable swimwear sustainable. The ECO SWIM collection can be seen on beaches from coast to coast this summer. The ECO SWIM line with REPREVE contains numerous styles featuring bikinis in classic silhouettes, tankinis, maillots, sport styles and swim dresses with names like EcoIsland, EcoSport and EcoBabe. The collection is available in sizes four through eighteen. Eco Swim designer, Jenni Saylor, is a veteran of the swimwear industry, most recently consulting with designers such as Tory Burch and Nautica.

    ECO SWIM is available for purchase at major retailers including Macy’s, Nordstrom, Belk, Dillard’s, Lord & Taylor, Everything But Water, Canyon Beachwear, Aqua Beachwear and a host of specialty retailers across the nation. ECO SWIM is also available online at Dillards.com, AquaBeachwear.com, Everythingbutwater.com and macys.com. For updates on retail placements and availability please visit http://ecoswim.com/stores/.

    "At ECO SWIM, our passion is swimwear, but as a family company we also have a longtime passion for reducing our carbon footprint so future generations can enjoy the beauty of our beaches,” says Sandra Davidoff, director of corporate public relations, at ECO SWIM. “We wanted to provide our customers with a sustainable swimwear choice that would flatter their body and speak to their personal style. REPREVE allowed us to achieve this with no sacrifice to fit, quality or design.”

    REPREVE can be found throughout many products made by some of the leading brands and retailers, including Ford, Polartec, Haggar, The North Face, Patagonia, AllSteel, Hon and Blue Avocado. Learn more at www.repreve.com and follow us on Facebook.

    ABOUT ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN: ECO SWIM by AQUA GREEN is where sustainability meets cutting edge design in the swim industry. We understand that happiness comes when you take the step as an individual and do your share to make a difference in the world. Our mission is to provide quality, planet-friendly swimwear that is fashionable. OUR PLEDGE is to the environment, YOUR PASSION is great swimwear and OUR COMMITMENT is providing the best quality sustainable products.

    REPREVE is a registered trademark of Unifi, Inc.
  • Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is a diversified producer and processor of multi-filament polyester and nylon textured yarns and related raw materials. The Company adds value to the supply chain and enhances consumer demand for its products through the development and introduction of branded yarns that provide unique performance, comfort and aesthetic advantages. Key Unifi brands include, but are not limited to: AIO® - all-in-one performance yarns, SORBTEK®, A.M.Y.®, MYNX® UV, REPREVE®, REFLEXX®, MICROVISTA® and SATURA®. Unifi's yarns and brands are readily found in home furnishings, apparel, legwear, and sewing thread, as well as industrial, automotive, military, and medical applications. For more information about Unifi, visit www.unifi.com, or to learn more about REPREVE®, visit www.repreve.com.

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