The natural colours of alpaca are undyed, hence, environmental issues associated with the dyeing process are minimized.
The treatment system for the water used in the washing process of alpaca fibre requires less chemicals and energy than what is needed for other animal fibres.
Alpaca fibre is an excellent insulator and additionally it is highly flame-resistant, which makes the fibre optimal for home products.
Alpacas save energy
Alpaca fibre comes in more than 22 natural colours. These colours are classified into nine pure colours: White, light fawn, light camel, camel, light brown, brown, grey, brown/black and black with many other subtle shades and hues. Therefore, alpaca fibre can be blended into an infinite array of natural colours, including combinations that do not occur naturally, thereby avoiding industrial dyeing and saving important amounts of water and energy.
Alpaca fibre is an excellent insulator for both heat and cold. Due to this property, home products made of alpaca fibre like carpets, blankets, quilts and curtains are very well-known within the category of home products.Alpaca fibre is also highly flame-resistant, making it an important eco-friendly natural fibre material used by the construction industry to insulate homes and businesses.