| At the annual convention of the Bureau of International Recycling, all divisions criticized the EU Commission's plans for greater regulation of waste shipments: Restricting trade would endanger businesses and recycling.
| Korteks, one of the world’s biggest yarn producers based in Bursa, Turkey, has started the production of recycled polyester filament yarn in its production facility using a Starlinger recycling line.
| New specifications from Euric Textiles provide information on how to handle and sort used textiles for optimized re-use and recycling. The publication is available on the Euric website.
| What are the recent trends, dynamics, and strategies of the recycled textile industry? Allied Market Research takes a look at the current scenario and also the post-Covid-19 impact for the industry.
| Andritz has received an order from Renewcell to supply textile recycling equipment to its greenfield recycling plant in Sundsvall, Sweden. Start-up of the plant is scheduled for the first half of 2022.
| 25 NGOs rebuff voluntary agreements to clean up the fashion industry, calling for the EU’s upcoming textile legislation to hold brands accountable for their contribution to global pollution.
| Shifting to a full circular clothing industry in the Netherlands won't just impact the environment—it can also bring employment benefits, boosting job creation by as much as 25%.
| Fashion for Good launches the Sorting for Circularity Project to address textile recycling. Bringing together key brands and industry leaders from across Europe, the project aims to conduct a comprehensive textile waste analysis using accurate NIR technology, while also mapping textile recycler's capabilities.
| B.I.G. Yarns promises a 75% recycled content yarn with no performance compromise with a circular, endlessly recyclable solution for contract, automotive and residential carpets. The product is said to have a high resource efficiency compared to virgin-based PA6 yarn.
| “The risks right now are much higher than the opportunities,” stated BIR Textiles Division President Martin Böschen of Switzerland-based TEXAID * Textilverwertungs AG in delivering his latest market summary to a divisional webinar on October 15.
| New EU guidelines for the recycling of fabrics and textiles have been in force since 2018. The aim of this very important project for the environment is to reuse all textiles worldwide from 2025.
| The Nordic countries’ first industrial end-of-life textile refinement plant will open in Paimio in 2021.
| The textiles recycling industry has entered “a critical stage”, according to BIR Textiles Division President Martin Böschen of Switzerland-based TEXAID * Textilverwertungs AG.
| Today a group of 53 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) from across the political spectrum have written a letter to Commissioner Sinkevičius, Hogan, Reynders, and Urpilainen endorsing civil society’s approach to rethinking the global textile value chain.
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