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100% Biodegradable Backing

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100% Biodegradable Backing
Can be recycled with paper (subject to approval)
Price ex VAT: £57.00
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The first Certified 100% Biodegradable - Recyclable Non Woven embroidery backing in the Industry

Only available from ETC Supplies


This is a unique product that has been developed by one of our European factories to meet the demand for 100% Biodegradable and recyclable embroidery backing. This wet laid embroidery backing is made from FSG certified natural cellulose wood pulp fibres from virgin material. The fibres are fully biodegradable. To strengthen the material a small amount of Viscose fibres are blended in the mix. These Viscose fibres are made from renewable cellulose origin. The fibres are held in place using a certified 100% biobased binder.

This embroidery backing is 100% Readily Biodegradable according to OECD301B and certified OK to compost to standard EN13432.

Furthermore this material can be recycled in paper and cardboard waste streams under EN13430. This would be confirmed by your recycling company.

This material does not contain any;

* Optical brighter

* Dyes

* Dangerous substances above threshold of 0.1% according to SVHC BY European Chemicals Agency

This non woven embroidery backing is designed to have a good softness and high strength. 

Available in natural colour only.

Width: 100cm

Length: 100 meters

Weight: 50g/m2

This product should not be confused with water soluble materials.


Our synthetic fibres are OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified and our plant is certified to the appropriate standards of quality, safety and environment.

* ISO9001:2015 (quality) 

* OHSAS18001:2008 (safety)

* ISO14001:2015 (environment)


The forest Stewardship Council (FSC)is an international non-profit organisation established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world's forests. The FSC sets standards on forest products, certifies and labels them as eco-friendly.

Our supplier has been recognized for its sustainability performance by the EcoVadis Gold Rating for three consecutive years.

EcoVadis is one of the leading systems for evaluating suppliers environmental aspects, working conditions, social responsibility and procurement practices.

The EcoVadis method is based on internationally adopted principles for sustainability reporting - United Nations Global Compact and ISO 26000.

* Assessed as Advanced - EcoVadis assesses our factory's corporate social responsibility engagement level as advanced,

* Top 1% of Suppliers - Our factory is in the top 1% of suppliers assessed regardless of their industry (total of 55,000 companies)

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