Tag: circular economy
To help reduce plastic packaging pollution Aquapak has developed Hydropol™, a unique new polymer which is soluble and non-toxic to marine life. Hydropol™ can be used as an alternative to conventional plastic in a wide variety of applications as it provides the same functionality and performance but without the associated environmental problems.
Renewcell, a pioneering leader in textile recycling innovation, announces the launch of the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network (CSN). The CSN is a group of forty-seven yarn and textile producers helping to drive the circular economy forward by enabling a steady supply of CIRCULOSE® to the market.
Familitex group, a textile company based in Barcelos, is committed to using sustainable raw materials and enhancing its ‘Green Line’ with the RE-USE capsule collection, “crafted from the planet for the future”, as stated in a press release.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
David Roubach is CEO and Founder of Balena, leading Balena’s strategy and long-term vision. Before Balena, David co-founded “The Fridge,” a non-profit organization aiming at reducing food waste. The project provided a series of community fridges located in public spaces, enabling food to be shared within a community, allowing anyone to put in and take out food. David studied Business Administration at the Reichman University in Israel, and Fashion and Sustainability at the University of Bocconi in Milan.
Between 8th and 11th November, CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange in Rimini, Italy. With a programme organised around ECOMONDO fair, the clusterxchange focussed on two main axes: learning on circular economy in Italy and in the Mediterranean region; meeting companies from around Europe.
EURATEX and partners launched the new Horizon Europe innovation project CISUTAC on circular and sustainable textiles
The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC was launched this week. It will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition.
The CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digitalization, will organize another ClusterXchange event in The Netherlands, between 27 and 29 of September.
Ecomondo and Key Energy - the shows dedicated to circular economy and renewable energies in Europe and the Mediterranean basin
More than 1,080 brands in Rimini shared green technology expertise and over 500 hours of conferences
On March 16th took place online the Opening Conference for the FASCINATE project and the workshop “A new era for EU fashion brands - Embracing digitalization & Sustainability”, organised in the framework of the ESCP-4i - European Cluster Collaboration Platform.
The days of thrift stores being connotated with musty old tee shirts are over. Resale culture has been deemed the “new sustainability” as consumers shift mindsets surrounding luxury goods and fashion. This mindset shift has widespread economic and environmental benefits, as resale of luxury designer goods benefits both the environment, the consigner, and the consignee.
The European textiles and clothing sector cares about circularity of its products. The industry is re-inventing itself to offer solutions that are workable and make a sustainable impact.
Next summer, whether you plan to sun-bathe by the pool, swim in the ocean, or jog along palm-trees boulevards, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t do it sustainably, starting from what you wear.