100% Australian 'EthEco® wool' or 'eco wool™' upholstery and
screen textiles designed to minimise its environmental impact at
each stage of its life cycle, reusable, recyclable and
biodegradable. Suitable for use in Residential, Commercial Offices,
Retail, Hospitality and Education. Low VOC certified.
LIFE is an acronym for 'Low Impact For the
Line, Luna, Balance, Planet,
Sense and Mammoth are a range of upholstery,
screen and panel textiles, made from EthEco® wool or 'eco wool™'
Instyle and The Woolmark Company (Australia) have developed
proprietary specifications for LIFE (Low Impact For the
Environment) Textiles®. This specification requires sustainable
renewable or non-hazardous recycled fibres. The objective is to
reduce the environmental impact from fibre selection to textile
disposal. Manufacturers in the supply chain are surveyed prior to
producing LIFE textiles and manufacturers and their suppliers are
required to provide declarations of compliance to the LIFE Textiles
EthEco® wool comes from either non-mulesed cross bred sheep or
SRS® Merino sheep. SRS Merino sheep are naturally resistant to
flystrike and do not require mulesing. Farmers also apply holistic
environmental management strategies to regenerate and improve the
environment and farmland.
Both EthEco® wool and eco wool meet the EU Flower's eco label
'zero' or 'low' pesticide limits.
No flame retardant or anti static treatment
is required as wool is naturally fire retardant and anti