Revamped & Renewed - Upcycling Our Fabric

There is no such thing as 'away'. When we throw something it must end up somewhere.

Company Overview:

At TULI, we are committed to not only delivering stylish and high-quality garments but also to leading in ESG initiatives. Our brand's core values priorities sustainability, and we continually seek innovative ways to minimize our environmental footprint while maximizing positive social impact.

Introduction to Sustainability Mission:

Our sustainability mission extends beyond the production of our garments. We recognize the significant environmental impact of textile waste and are dedicated to reducing it through innovative solutions. One such initiative involves repurposing fabric scraps generated during our production processes.

Fabric Scraps Utilization Strategy:

Strips of left over fabric


1. Design Innovation:

   - Our design team collaborates closely with our production team to improve efficiency in cutting fabric to reduce waste and  to develop creative ways to utilize fabric scraps. 

   - By leveraging the creativity and expertise of our design team, we ensure that the products derived from fabric scraps maintain the high standards of quality and aesthetics synonymous with our brand.

One of our tailors cutting multi-coloured Ankara fabric


2. Product Diversification:

   - The repurposed fabric scraps are used to create a range of complementary products, including accessories such as scarves, headbands and earrings. These items not only add value to our product line but also appeal to environmentally conscious consumers seeking sustainable fashion choices.

One of the tailors ironing green Akara fabric
The green Ankara fabric being cut and sewn into earrings
Unique earrings made out of the Ankara fabric


   - By diversifying our product offerings, we cater to a broader customer base while simultaneously reducing waste and promoting circularity within our business model.

3. Consumer Engagement:

   - We actively  want to engage our customers in our sustainability journey by transparently communicating our efforts to repurpose fabric scraps. In the future we will endeavor through marketing campaigns, social media initiatives, and in-store displays, to educate our clients about the environmental benefits of choosing products made from up-cycled materials.

   - By fostering a sense of environmental stewardship among our customer base, we aim to inspire conscious consumption habits and amplify the impact of our sustainability initiatives.

Impact and Outcomes:

- By repurposing fabric scraps, we significantly reduce textile waste sent to landfills, minimizing our environmental footprint and contributing to a more circular economy.

- Our innovative approach to sustainability enhances our brand reputation and sets a precedent for responsible business practices within the fashion industry.

- Through consumer education and engagement, we empower individuals to make informed purchasing decisions aligned with their values, driving positive social change.


As CEO, I am proud to lead a  fashion retail business that prioritizes sustainability and embraces innovative solutions to environmental challenges. By harnessing the creative potential of our team and engaging our customers as partners in our sustainability mission, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to driving positive impact and shaping a more sustainable future for generations to come.

Suzanne K.