Creating more
with cotton

We recycle denim (made from cotton) to make something new.
Have an old pair of jeans? Let’s put them to use.

#goodindenim

With cotton, it’s easy to do good on Earth Day. Choose clothes that are natural, durable, and recyclable (like denim made from cotton) and celebrate 50 years of Earth Day the sustainable way.

Recycle Denim

Give old denim
new purpose

The denim we collect is transformed into natural cotton fiber insulation, some of which is used to help with building efforts around the country. Ready to get started?

Recycle Denim

Mail Your Denim

Mailing your denim is easy (and FREE) thanks to Zappos for Good. Simply box up your old denim (make certain it's 90% cotton or greater and doesn't have any hangers, tags, stickers or plastic attached), create or log in to your Zappos or Amazon account, print a shipping label, and send it our way by dropping it at a local UPS store (Continental U.S. shipping only).

Recycle Today

Recycling for good

Recycling conserves natural resources, saves energy, and reduces the need for landfill space1, while helping to reduce the approximately 16 million tons of textile waste discarded each year2. See how else we’ve been creating change since 2006.


  1. EPA 2015 Facts & Figures about Materials, Waste and Recycling,
    Textiles Material Specific Data
  2. America Recycles Day® 2017 News Release

denim diverted from landfills:

1,750+ TONS

pieces of denim recycled:

3,500,000+

UltraTouch™ Denim Insulation Produced
from Recycled Denim:

6,000,000+ FT²

Transforming recycled denim

Since cotton is natural and sustainable, when it’s recycled it can be transformed in creative ways, like into natural cotton fiber insulation.

The Process

Share the good

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