Space of waste: Jaguar turns junk into eco-chic interiors

Using recycled materials - including from farms and the ocean - the company is slashing carbon emissions

07 October 2020 - 19:40 By Motoring staff

Jaguar Land Rover is looking to a new source for creating its luxury vehicle interiors: the oceans and landfill waste sites.

The British carmaker’s future models will feature floor mats and trims made from Earth-friendly Econyl fibre. Created by Aquafil, Econyl is fashioned from recycled industrial plastic, fabric offcuts from clothing manufacturers, fishing nets from the farming industry and those abandoned in the ocean – known as “ghost nets”...

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