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The shirt is a 50/50 cotton/poly blend, the poly portion made from about five plastic bottles worth of recycled P.E.T. It is available in white, navy, royal, black, grass green (shown) and red. Sizes range from S to 2X.
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"It has 3⁄4" seam rib-neck collar, so you have a smaller, more fashion-driven neckline," said Brown. "That is what is seeing growth in the market, even though the numbers are smaller in total volume." The collar also features a tear-away back label in case end-buyers want to rebrand the shirt as their own.
The inclusion of recycled material does not affect the colors Delta Apparel is able to offer, but it does alter slightly how said colors come out. "Any time you're using anything that's a recycled product, you might have some color variations," explained Brown.
Recycled P.E.T. behaves like standard polyester, contributing to a softer hand and reducing potential shrinkage, while handling embellishment identically.