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Tecawork® Ecogreen Sustainable fabrics

Think forward. Feel better.

Comfortable & sustainable workwear fabrics made of 100% green fibres

Tecawork® Ecogreen is a range of fabrics for workwear that are not only more sustainable, but also take wearer comfort to a higher level – a unique combination.

The workwear fabrics are made with TENCEL™ lyocell 100% bio-cellulosic fibres from sustainable sourced wood and 100% mechanically recycled polyester from PET bottles.

In addition, these fabrics have a high bio-cellulosic content, providing an unparalleled softness and supple feel. 

The fabrics also have excellent moisture-regulating properties. The fabric is strong, has high mechanical properties and comes with excellent colour retention capabilities, ensuring long-lasting looks even after repeated industrial laundering.

Sustainable fabrics

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%) Construction
Tecawork® Ecogreen - EG 225 rPes/TENCEL™ Lyocell 225 g/m² 2/1 twill S
Tecawork® Ecogreen - EG 260 rPes/TENCEL™ Lyocell 260 g/m² 2/1 twill S
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The smallest environmental footprint possible

The highest quality and most comfortable workwear with the smallest environmental footprint possible: this is the ambitious objective we’ve set for ourselves with Tecawork® Ecogreen.


Substantiating our claims

To clearly and evincible substantiate our claims we created an Environmental Product Declaration document (EPD®).

An EPD® – also referred to as a type III Declaration – is an independently verified and registered document which provides transparent and comparable information about the environmental performance of a product.

It includes for example the impacts associated with the production, such as raw material acquisition, energy use and efficiency, the content of materials and chemical substances, emissions to air, soil and water and waste generation.

Think forward. Feel better.

TenCate Protective Fabrics is the first manufacturer of fabrics for workwear to develop a series of environmentally friendly products based 100% on green fibres. The uniqueness is the combination of sustainability and more comfort. Our contribution to a better world.


100% green fibres 

We manufacture the fabrics entirely from 100% TENCEL™ Lyocell from sustainable sourced wood and 100% mechanically recycled polyester from PET bottles. This means that all the negatives related to the production of cotton, like depletion of water resources and massive pesticide usage, are abandoned. With the use of recycled polyester, no virgin raw materials are used.

Safe & certified components

We assure that for our fabrics, we only use safe and certified materials. It guarantees the sourcing of the materials we use, it also assures that the fabrics are free of hazardous components.


More comfort

Tecawork® Ecogreen fabrics are developed with a full focus on quality. This new fabric is not only sustainable, it is also more comfortable:

  • Better moisture regulation
    Very comfortable: thanks to the Tencel™ Lyocell fibre, perspiration is immediately absorbed in the fabric, up to 50% more compared to cotton. The strongly improved moisture-regulating capacity speeds up vaporation to the air. It keeps the skin cooler and drier. It also slows down the growth of bacteria. The result: more comfortable and hygienic workwear.
  • Soft & flexible
    The fabric has a smooth surface and is flexible: it feels more pleasant to the skin.


Tecawork® Ecogreen fabrics are durable, strong and industrially washable: professional industrial laundries require quality fabrics that stay in a good condition throughout their lifespan. TenCate Protective Fabrics wants to meet these requirements. We test our fabrics extensively.

Do you want to know your positive impact to the environment?

This Eco-Fabrics Footprint Calculator is a quick and easy tool to measure the environmental impact of your workwear. Simply input your garment sets or fabric metres, as well as your sustainable fabric type, and you will receive an instant calculation of your workwear’s eco-footprint. It’s the perfect companion for working towards your company’s sustainability goals — why not give it a go today?

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  • Sustainable workwear fabric
    • Tecawork® Ecogreen - EG 260
    • Tecawork® Ecogreen - EG 225







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