News: Ecotextile News reports on our report on textiles
A study we carried out on behalf of the RESYNTEX project has been featured in Ecotextile News.
Friday, 5th May 2017
Our study found that over 9 million tonnes of textile waste is sent to landfill each year in the EU.
Even though great strides are being made towards reuse and recycling, there still remains a vast quantity of low value textiles that do not yet have a further use at the end of their first life. The RESYNTEX project aims to find a valuable use for these otherwise waste textiles, through an innovative chemical recycling technologies for blended fibres.
For a summary of our report on the RESYNTEX project, see the news article on the Oakdene Hollins website.
To view the Ecotextile News article, click on the link below.
End-of-use phase scores badly in fashion value chain
The recently published 'Pulse of the Fashion Industry' report says that fashion brands score their worst - less than 1 out of 10 - at their end-of-use phase.