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press release: Taylor Made Designs

Blu Leisure makes a splash with new swimwear range made from recycled ocean plastics

12 Sep 2023
Eco Blu is a sustainable swimwear range created from recycled ocean plastics / Blu Leisure
This month, Blu Leisure launches Eco Blu its new, sustainable swimwear range created from recycled ocean plastics.

“Every year, an estimated 33 billion pounds of plastic is entering our oceans. This is having a devastating effect on marine life, causing the unnecessary deaths of millions of seabirds and hundreds of thousands of marine animals every year,” explains Vicki Peck, Blu Leisure Managing Director.

“By repurposing plastic bottles and other plastic waste recovered from the ocean into high quality products, in this case swimwear, we are creating a value for a material that otherwise threatens to cause irreversible damage to the marine ecosystem. At Blu Leisure we take our environmental responsibility very seriously. The launch of Eco Blu is part of our commitment to reducing our environmental impact and achieving net zero by 2030.”

Eco Blu is available now to any leisure operator keen to improve the sustainability of their swim retail offer. Garments are available for men and women, in a range of sizes.

Vicki adds: “In addition to the sustainability credentials, each garment is produced to the highest possible standard and has chlorine resistant properties which guard against wear and tear and optimise the product’s lifespan.

“Our strategy is to start the collection small, growing it slowly and responsibly to ensure we never over produce, thus safeguarding against the creation of excessive, avoidable waste, a huge problem in the global clothing industry.”

The lifespan of a fabric is not only determined by the way it is designed and manufactured but also by the way it is worn, washed and dried. Every Eco Blu item is accompanied by labelling that gives clear instructions on product care that supports longevity, again helping to reduce the amount of waste.

For more information about Eco Blu, visit: bluleisure.co.uk/products-and-services/eco-blu/. Or you can contact the Blu Leisure team on 01908 582525 for more details.
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In a drive to support healthy hydration habits, Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has launched a range of drinks bottles, including the new eco-friendly Ocean Bottle, to provide always-at- hand hydration solutions that are good for the planet as well as the individual.
In response to the growing popularity of its own-brand range of leisure wear and merchandise, Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has added a host of new products to its Leisure Essentials range.
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has officially pledged its support to hundreds of the UK’s most popular museums, galleries, palaces, castles, cathedrals, zoos, historic houses, heritage sites, gardens and leisure attractions, via a Corporate Partnership with the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA).
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has for 30 years been based out of the South Coast, UK. Delivering uniform, workwear and branded merchandise to a significant base of loyal clients in the Superyacht, Hospitality and Leisure Sectors, and in more recent years, an expansion into the Cruise Line Sector.
Trailblazing leisure retail and bespoke uniform specialist, Blu Leisure, has announced the promotion of Tiffany Barritt into the role of Business Development Manager to support the brand’s ongoing commitment to expanding its presence in existing markets whilst also venturing into new, international territories.
Taylor Made Designs
Tel: +44 (0) 1202 473311
Address: Unit 1, Ambassador Industrial Estate, 9 Airfield Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TG, United Kingdom
James Taylor, Managing Director
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press release: Taylor Made Designs

Blu Leisure makes a splash with new swimwear range made from recycled ocean plastics

12 Sep 2023
Eco Blu is a sustainable swimwear range created from recycled ocean plastics / Blu Leisure
This month, Blu Leisure launches Eco Blu its new, sustainable swimwear range created from recycled ocean plastics.

“Every year, an estimated 33 billion pounds of plastic is entering our oceans. This is having a devastating effect on marine life, causing the unnecessary deaths of millions of seabirds and hundreds of thousands of marine animals every year,” explains Vicki Peck, Blu Leisure Managing Director.

“By repurposing plastic bottles and other plastic waste recovered from the ocean into high quality products, in this case swimwear, we are creating a value for a material that otherwise threatens to cause irreversible damage to the marine ecosystem. At Blu Leisure we take our environmental responsibility very seriously. The launch of Eco Blu is part of our commitment to reducing our environmental impact and achieving net zero by 2030.”

Eco Blu is available now to any leisure operator keen to improve the sustainability of their swim retail offer. Garments are available for men and women, in a range of sizes.

Vicki adds: “In addition to the sustainability credentials, each garment is produced to the highest possible standard and has chlorine resistant properties which guard against wear and tear and optimise the product’s lifespan.

“Our strategy is to start the collection small, growing it slowly and responsibly to ensure we never over produce, thus safeguarding against the creation of excessive, avoidable waste, a huge problem in the global clothing industry.”

The lifespan of a fabric is not only determined by the way it is designed and manufactured but also by the way it is worn, washed and dried. Every Eco Blu item is accompanied by labelling that gives clear instructions on product care that supports longevity, again helping to reduce the amount of waste.

For more information about Eco Blu, visit: bluleisure.co.uk/products-and-services/eco-blu/. Or you can contact the Blu Leisure team on 01908 582525 for more details.
More press releases and updates from Taylor Made Designs:
In a drive to support healthy hydration habits, Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has launched a range of drinks bottles, including the new eco-friendly Ocean Bottle, to provide always-at- hand hydration solutions that are good for the planet as well as the individual.
In response to the growing popularity of its own-brand range of leisure wear and merchandise, Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has added a host of new products to its Leisure Essentials range.
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has officially pledged its support to hundreds of the UK’s most popular museums, galleries, palaces, castles, cathedrals, zoos, historic houses, heritage sites, gardens and leisure attractions, via a Corporate Partnership with the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA).
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has for 30 years been based out of the South Coast, UK. Delivering uniform, workwear and branded merchandise to a significant base of loyal clients in the Superyacht, Hospitality and Leisure Sectors, and in more recent years, an expansion into the Cruise Line Sector.
Trailblazing leisure retail and bespoke uniform specialist, Blu Leisure, has announced the promotion of Tiffany Barritt into the role of Business Development Manager to support the brand’s ongoing commitment to expanding its presence in existing markets whilst also venturing into new, international territories.
Taylor Made Designs
Tel: +44 (0) 1202 473311
Address: Unit 1, Ambassador Industrial Estate, 9 Airfield Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TG, United Kingdom
James Taylor, Managing Director
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To continue to manufacture and supply quality uniforms and merchandise that meets the evolving need of the market.
Investment in new territories like Europe and the Middle East. Technologies and digitalisation remains a focus to ensure TMD optimises efficiencies and delivers a frictionless experience for clients.
Sustainability is an important area. Recently, TMD launched its end of use textile recycling programme, reducing the amount of textile waste that ends up in landfill and reducing carbon emission.
Moving forwards, TMD will continue to explore sustainable practices that protect the business and the planet.
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“Having sense-checked the market through an official tender process, we have confirmed that Taylor Made Designs are providing the best range of garments for our business at competitive prices.”
– Laura Lane, Head of People at Places Leisure
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“Working in environments like swimming pools, plant rooms and gyms requires specialist fabrics and designs to ensure comfort, durability and moveability. Through its network of international providers, TMD can provide the technical garments we need and then customise them to reflect our brand requirements, creating highly bespoke products at an affordable price.”
– Chris Hone, Chief Operating Officer, Doncaster Culture & Leisure Trust
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“Working with a leisure uniform specialist has also proved its worth. The TMD team have a great understanding of the needs of our business and instant access to the technical materials and range of garments we need to ensure our teams are kitted out with workwear most suited to the needs of their role. “
– Jason Stanton, CEO, Mytime Active
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