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March 29, 2024

TENCEL™Lyocell: The Sustainable Fabric Revolution for Duvets and Pillows

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TENCEL™Lyocell: The sustainable fabric revolution for duvets and pillows


In an era where sustainability is a top priority, innovations in the textile industry are paving the way for eco-friendly choices, not only in fashion, but also in our everyday lives. Lyocell is one such innovation that is making waves for its eco-conscious production process and remarkable properties. In this blog post, we'll delve into the world of Lyocell to understand what it is, how it's made, its unique properties and how it's transforming the bedding industry, particularly in duvets and pillows.

What is Lyocell?

Lyocell is a type of cellulose fibre derived from wood pulp, typically sourced from responsibly managed eucalyptus, beech or oak trees. It belongs to the wider category of fibres known as lyocell, which includes well-known brands such as Tencel. What sets lyocell apart is its innovative production process, which minimises environmental impact and results in a fabric and fibre that is both soft and durable.

The production process

The key to Lyocell's sustainability lies in its closed-loop production process. Let's take a closer look at each step:

Wood sourcing: Lyocell starts by responsibly sourcing wood from certified and sustainably managed forests, ensuring ecological balance and a steady supply of raw material.

Pulping: The wood is converted into pulp using a chemical process that minimises waste and energy consumption.


Solvent spinning: The pulp is dissolved in a non-toxic organic solvent and then spun into fibres using a special nozzle. Importantly, the solvent is recycled, making it an environmentally friendly choice.

Washing and finishing: The resulting fibres are washed and finished using minimal water and energy to create the final Lyocell fabric.

Unique features of Lyocell

Lyocell has a number of unique properties:

Softness and comfort: Known for its luxurious softness, Lyocell offers a silky feel against the skin, making it an excellent choice for bedding items such as duvets and pillows.

Moisture Management: Lyocell's exceptional moisture management properties make it ideal for bedding. It effectively wicks moisture away from your body for a more comfortable night's sleep.

Breathability: Lyocell is highly breathable, keeping you cool and comfortable in all seasons, whether it's a warm summer's night or a chilly winter's evening.

Durability: Despite its soft touch, Lyocell is surprisingly durable, withstanding regular use and washing cycles.

Environmentally friendly: Lyocell's closed-loop manufacturing process and sustainable wood sourcing make it an environmentally conscious choice for bedding, and it's biodegradable, reducing the burden on landfill.

Using Lyocell in duvets and pillows

Lyocell's properties and sustainability make it an excellent choice for duvets and pillows. Here's why:

Comfort and softness: Lyocell's luxurious softness ensures a comfortable night's sleep, making it an ideal filling for duvets and pillows.

Moisture control: Lyocell's moisture-wicking properties help keep your bedding dry and comfortable, preventing the clammy feeling that can disrupt your sleep.

All-season comfort: Lyocell's breathability allows it to regulate temperature effectively, making it suitable for use all year round.

Durability: Duvets and pillows filled with Lyocell retain their quality and comfort with regular use.

Sustainability: By choosing Lyocell-filled duvets and pillows, you're contributing to a more sustainable and environmentally friendly bedding industry.


Lyocell is the fabric of the future, offering the perfect blend of luxury, sustainability and comfort. Its closed-loop production process and exceptional properties are transforming the bedding industry, particularly in duvets and pillows. By choosing Lyocell for your bedding, you will not only enjoy a more comfortable night's sleep, but you will also be taking an important step towards a greener and more sustainable future. So the next time you're shopping for bedding, consider the positive impact you can make by choosing Lyocell-filled duvets and pillows and help pave the way for a more eco-conscious world.

Written by ZZZ Team

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