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Do Not Throw Your Used Jeans. Jeplan is Converting Them into Fuel

Japanese startup Jeplan is working to extract cotton fibre from used apparel and convert it to fuel.

The startup says that a ton of junked clothing can generate about 700 litres of ethanol. 

Jeplan has raised about $13 million since it was founded in 2007 and counts Docomo and venture capital firm Jafco among its investors.

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