According to Xiaomi’s official press launch, the Mi Eco-Active t-shirts are ‘Made in India’ merchandise manufactured utilizing the yarn of discarded PET bottles. “The yarn consumes just 10 liters of water for recycling every kilogram of plastic yarn as compared to a normal cotton T-shirt which takes about 23,000 liters of water to process the same”, the corporate mentioned.
Xiaomi additional claims that these t-shirts save as much as 70% of carbon emission compared to an everyday cotton t-shirt and, comes with tags embedded with basil seeds that may be sown to develop basil crops. Xiaomi additionally says that the eco-friendlyness of the t-shirts lengthen to their packaging as effectively. The Mi Eco-Active t-shirts are available a canister packaging (see picture beneath) which, the corporate says, can be utilized as a pot for sowing these tag seeds.
In phrases of usability, Xiaomi claims that the Mi Eco-Active T-Shirts are smooth, skin-friendly and odor-free. “The recyclable polyester material of the T-Shirt also acts as a quick moisture absorbent, making sure that your T-Shirt is relatively dry even during your intense workout sessions”, mentioned the corporate. According to Xiaomi, the t-shirts are made with 100% polyester threads and will be recycled once more sooner or later.
The Mi Eco Active T-Shirt is available in a single White colour and, is available on Mi.com by crowd-funding at a price of Rs. 999.