Textiles recycling industry must look to demonstrate its know-how
| With the United Nations climate change conference (COP21) due to take place shortly in Paris, “eyes have never been fixed as intensely on recycling”, the BIR Textiles Division meeting in Prague on October 27 was informed by its President, Mehdi Zerroug of France-based Framimex. And with the future of the textiles recycling industry now “a political issue”, he said, “we have to show what textile recycling really is and not what too many people still think we are”.
BIR: Multiple pressures on textiles recyclers
| Harsh weather conditions, theft and declining prices are some of the challenges the textile recycling industry has to face.