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We’re almost ready to launch Greenfibers' 3rd facility for production of responsible fiber

GreenFiber International received an investment of 35 million EUR from private funds, in its third production facility for synthetic fibers made out of 100% recycled PET, to become the biggest European producer on this segment. The new plant, located in Urziceni, Ialomita county,  has a total production capacity of 30,000 tons/ year of synthetic polyester fiber.  Adding also Buzau and Iasi facilities, the national production capacity of GreenFiber will approximate be 80,000 tons/year.

At the moment,  the production team and R&D departments evaluate the performance and quality of the fiber. We are in the laboratory testing period, on very large lots, to meet the required standards. Also, the quality of the fiber produced in Urziceni is guaranteed by the OEKO-TEX 100 standard. The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all processing levels, as well as accessory materials used. The objective of the standard is to ensure that the production of all types of textile products are safe from a human-ecological point of view.

Within the production process in GreenFiber, PET flakes resulted from the sorting, crushing and washing of PET bottles, are melted into thin threads and transformed into synthetic fibers, an output resembling natural wool. For the new production sites to work at full capacity, 162,000 tons/year of PET bottles will have to be processed, which is more than the total amount of PET put annually on the Romanian market. 

The new Urziceni facility has continuous activity throughout the year, organized in three shifts, creating new jobs for Urziceni residents and those from neighbor cities. At the end of the project, the total number of GreenFiber employees in Romania will exceed 800.

Synthetic polyester fibers replaces virgin fibers and can provide advanced solutions for the Textile Industry, Automotive, Hygiene, Construction and Home textile.

Unlike polyester, recycled polyester uses PET as the raw material, meaning that  using more recycled polyester reduces our dependence on petroleum as the raw material for our fabric needs. In the same time, it diverts the PET bottles from landfill.

The steps involved in the production process are as follows:

  • The PET Bottles are collected and recycled, with a final result in a tiny and clean small piece of plastic called PET fakes.
  • For the production of sinthetic polyester fibers, PET flakes are dried in rotary dryers and then processed by being melted and extruded into filaments.
  • During finishing, the filaments are passed through a crimping machine to create a fluffy wooly texture.
  • Finally, the fiber is cut into various sizes, reaching a fluff that has the characteristics of wool or cotton and packed in bales.

The smart collection stations, SIGUREC, released for the first time in Bucharest

Green Group in collaboration with Carrefour Romania inaugurated the first two intelligent waste disposal stations in Bucharest. The stations are located in the parking of Carrefour Baneasa and Vitantis, where the people have the chance to bring up to ten types of recyclable waste. 


Happy Winter Holidays!

Another year is over, the New Year is almost upon us, but… what are you going to do with your holiday “stuff”?  Here are some suggestions on how or where to recycle your holiday materials.


GreenFiber International invests 35 million EUR to open its third plant for synthetic recycled fibers in Romania

GreenFiber International, part of Green Group, the largest integrated recycling park in South-Eastern Europe, invests 35 million EUR from private funds, in its third production plant for synthetic fibers made out of 100% recycled PET, to become the biggest European producer on this segment.

Smart collection and support for social causes have a common denominator called SIGUREC.

The intelligent collection stations called Sigurec are offering a possibility to engage and support actively a series of social causes. Therefore, someone who brings recyclable waste at SIGUREC has the option to donate the value of the voucher released to a not-for-profit organization.



We would like to announce you the start-up of Campaign initiated together with DOMO: “You, for economy sake and us, for ecology sake". Between 20th of September  to 3rd of October  if you buy a washing machine or dishwasher from DOMO you receive a discount of 60 lei, all this in exchange for an old appliance.

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SIGUREC intelligent collection stations now in Galati

Starting 26 August 2015 SIGUREC PRIME can be used in Galati
The representatives of Green Group together with Carrefour Group, launched in the parking lot of Galati Shopping City Mall the first intelligent waste collection station in Galati, named SIGUREC Prime.

Green Group is pleased to invite you at ROMENVIROTEC

The 21st edition of ROMENVIROTEC, the international exhibition for technology and environmental protection equipment, will take place from 26th to 29th of March 2014, in Halls C2, C3 and platform 5 of the Romexpo Centre.

The new directive on WEEE (2012/19/EU)

With the Council’s formal approval, on the 7th of June and published in the Official Journal of the EU, the new directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has completed the adoption process.  The recast Directive heralds a number of significant changes, designed to improve the environmental performance of all operators in question.

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