What happens to non-reusable textiles?
Re_fashion (previously named Eco-TLC) is committed to promoting the circular economy with respect to Clothing, Linen and Footwear (CLF).
Identifying and classifying recycling solutions for textiles is a crucial step in understanding the issues involved in closed-loop or open-loop recycling. The chart illustrates the products obtained through the recycling of post-consumer textiles and depicts the different technical steps required to transform an item of clothing that cannot be re-used into a new product. Additionally, the chart also includes R&D projects into textiles that are supported by Re_fashion as well as a selection of other interesting research projects into the recycling of textiles.
Read the full report HERE