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Tuesday 13 April 2021

Recycling textiles is still in its infancy. In addition to the textile sector, large consumers of textile materials can also make a significant contribution to boosting textile recycling or reuse. Fl…


Friday 22 January 2021

In March 2020 VDAB (public employment service of Flanders) launched a tender for a framework contract for sustainable workwear. In the award criteria, 40 of 150 ppints are for environmental criteria:…


Friday 20 December 2019

CIRCLETEX wants to work with all the players in the chain of corporate clothing, protective clothing and flat linen on investigating whether a system can be set up where these textile waste streams c…

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Publications about circular textile


This document is a guide for contracting authorities and public procurers interested in applying the EU GPP Criteria for Textile Products and Services  in their textile-related procurement procedures…


In response to growing demand from procurement teams, in this report Business in the Community (BITC) sets out practical recommendations to increase the adoption of circular economy principles in pro…


The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently published the report Sustainability and Circularity in the Textile Value Chain. The report takes an evidence-based approach to identifying the…


The report A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future outlines a vision and sets out ambitions and actions – based on the principles of a circular economy – to design out negative impacts a…


By examining each stage of a garment’s life from production to disposal, WRAP has identified key areas where further focus is required to build on the improvements achieved through SCAP.


The platform is a web tool managed by BusinessEurope and its national members that contributes to the EU’s agenda on circular economy.


The EU GPP criteria are developed to facilitate the inclusion of green requirements in public tender documents. While the adopted EU GPP criteria aim to reach a good balance between environmental per…


In 2017, OVAM instructed Centextbel, the Belgian knowledge centre for textiles, to conduct some research into the main ‘hidden’ professional textile chains. Using the results from this research, thi…


European Textiles & Workwear Market The role of Public Procurement in making textiles circular

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