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Patrick Yarns’ Solar Powered Plant Produces Eco-friendly Yarns

MantraMeds Sustainable Medical Apparel offers Earthspun Apparel Tees made from recycled polyester and recycled cotton. Patrick Yarns supplies Earthspun® yarns for Earthspun® Apparel t-shirts.

Patrick Yarns, a premier specialty yarn spinner in Kings Mountain, NC, is proud to announce the commissioning of the largest privately owned solar installation in the Charlotte, NC Region. It is another example of Patrick Yarns continuing commitment to environmental stewardship and to our community. With the addition of these photovoltaic panels, Patrick Yarns environmentally friendly yarns are truly: SPUN BY THE SUN®

Located on the roof of our Clevemont Facility, the system features:

  • 140,000 kWh/year clean photovoltaic power
  • Enough to power 14 average homes
  • Equivalent to 11,310 gallons of gasoline, 234 barrels of oil and 2578 trees planted
Patrick Yarns Green Facts:
  • Manufacturer of Earthspun® recycled & renewable yarns and products
  • Utilizes modern efficient lighting and motors
  • None of the facilities produce any green house gases in our manufacturing processes
  • Zero landfill goal
Patrick Yarns is the premier spinner of reclaimed, renewable and performance fibers in the United States. With over 50 years experience, continual investment in cutting-edge technology, and our “can-do” attitude, we provide our customers profitable, environmentally friendly solutions to their yarn and textile requirements.
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One response

  1. dan colins

    i live in your area and use solar power at home alot i would in the least like a tour of your solar unit i am only looking for a better education on it because i have yet to find anyone that knows more than i do about it hope to hear from your company Dan Collins

    December 6, 2011 at 3:40 pm

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