The European textiles industry uses 17 million tonnes non-renewable input materials yearly, making it one of the most polluting industries! Resources are limited while the planet is being polluted with waste from our consumption.
Therefore a transition to a circular business model is crucial:
During the event, actual questions and issues about circular textiles will get attention, such as:
Is a recycled material available that meets my technical requirements?
Are LCA (Life-Cycle Assessment) or other reliable data avaialble to compare the ecological impact of recycled versus virgin material?
Will my product need a circular design to ensure the various components will be suitable for a recycling stream?
What would be a reason to consider recycled materials?
Is post-consumer recycling a good option for me and which methods are possible?
Which bio-based materials are currently available?
What are the facts of recycling materials, such as polyester, polyamide 6, wool and other materials?
Learn more about the value chain and relevant developments at the Circular Textile Days!