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Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016

Unifi works with war veteran to make US flags

Written by Brett Mathews

GREENSBORO - US yarn producer Unifi is working with Sam Russo, a veteran of two combat tours in Afghanistan, to manufacture American flags that are entirely produced in the eastern United States using Repreve recycled textile fibres which are made from recycled materials, including plastic bottles. To date, the RePatriot Flag has eliminated nearly 30,000 plastic bottles from landfills.


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