Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping

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Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping

This Friday, July 14, 2017, photo shows Cat & Jack jeans and tops, made with Repreve polyester fabric created from recycled plastic bottles, on display at a Target store, in New York. A growing number of major retailers such as fast-fashion chain H&M, Target Corp. and J.C. Penney are coming out with fashions that use waste from all types of trash including plastic bottles. But price still rules for shoppers. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, Cat & Jack jeans are on display at a Target store, in New York. The jeans are made with Repreve polyester fabric, created from recycled plastic bottles. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, Cat & Jack jeans and T-shirts appear on display at a Target store in New York. The clothes are made with Repreve polyester fabric, created from recycled plastic bottles.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This Friday, July 14, 2017, photo shows Cat & Jack tops for girls made with Repreve polyester fabric created from recycled plastic bottles, on display at a Target store, in New York. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, Cat & Jack jeans, foreground, appear on display at a Target store in New York. The jeans are made with Repreve polyester fabric, created from recycled plastic bottles. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, a label in Cat & Jack jeans displayed at a Target store in New York indicates that they are made with 22 percent Repreve recycled polyester fabric. Target started offering fashions made of polyester created from recycled plastic bottles with last year's launch of its own Cat & Jack children's brand. The move came after seeing interest in eco-friendly products in its focus groups with parents and children. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, a Cat & Jack bathing suit that is partially made from recycled plastic bottles hangs on display at a Target store, in New York. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping

This Friday, July 14, 2017, photo shows Cat & Jack jeans and tops, made with Repreve polyester fabric created from recycled plastic bottles, on display at a Target store, in New York. A growing number of major retailers such as fast-fashion chain H&M, Target Corp. and J.C. Penney are coming out with fashions that use waste from all types of trash including plastic bottles. But price still rules for shoppers. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, Cat & Jack jeans are on display at a Target store, in New York. The jeans are made with Repreve polyester fabric, created from recycled plastic bottles. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, Cat & Jack jeans and T-shirts appear on display at a Target store in New York. The clothes are made with Repreve polyester fabric, created from recycled plastic bottles.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This Friday, July 14, 2017, photo shows Cat & Jack tops for girls made with Repreve polyester fabric created from recycled plastic bottles, on display at a Target store, in New York. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, Cat & Jack jeans, foreground, appear on display at a Target store in New York. The jeans are made with Repreve polyester fabric, created from recycled plastic bottles. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, a label in Cat & Jack jeans displayed at a Target store in New York indicates that they are made with 22 percent Repreve recycled polyester fabric. Target started offering fashions made of polyester created from recycled plastic bottles with last year's launch of its own Cat & Jack children's brand. The move came after seeing interest in eco-friendly products in its focus groups with parents and children. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, a Cat & Jack bathing suit that is partially made from recycled plastic bottles hangs on display at a Target store, in New York. For this year's back-to-school shopping season, green is the new black. Increasingly, parents and their kids are looking for second-hand clothing or fashions made from reused material. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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