Oystex

Oystex

APPAREL MADE FROM OYSTER SHELLS AND RECYCLED PLASTIC

Shiratsuchi-dc’s new eco-friendly OYSTEX fabric blends pulverized oyster shells with recycled polyester (RPET) to create a soft and breathable fabric without limiting stretch or durability.

Quick Dry

Quick Dry

Recycled

Recycled

Breathable

Breathable

Eco-Friendly

Eco-Friendly

Anti-Static

Anti-Static

Anti-Odor

Anti-Odor

THE PROCESS

From the water to your wardrobe

Oyster Shells
Phase 1

OYSTER SHELLS

Oyster shells are recycled and then pulverized into a fine powder consisting of calcium carbonate.

Plastic Bottles
Phase 2

PLASTIC BOTTLES

The oyster shell powder is then combined with recycled plastic (RPET).

Pellets
Phase 3

PELLETS

The crushed oyster shell and recycled plastic are molded into small pellets.

OYSTEX
Phase 4

OYSTEX

The pellets are then melted and strung into yarn, which is used to create our Oystex garments.