Cintas introduced a new eco-friendly apparel option for banquet staff. The new single-breasted tuxedos for men and women are partially composed of recycled polyester fibers woven from recycled plastic bottles. The tuxedos are also machine-washable, eliminating the use of harsh dry cleaning chemicals. The tuxedos feature a 23 percent recycled polyester/77 percent polyester blend. To develop recycled polyester, plastic bottles are diverted from landfills, broken down into polyester fiber and woven into wearable fabric. About six bottles are recycled in the construction of each tuxedo. After use, wearers can simply throw the tuxedos into normal washers and dryers, eliminating the need for dry cleaning services.