Labelling the naming game

The European Commission has been diligently working to revolutionise the economic and environmental impact of textile fibre recycling. Their efforts involve establishing a strong foundation for the European textile industry, encompassing producers, consumers, and...

LCA analysis: why it’s good for your business

First of all: What is LCA? The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) analysis is the most complete tool for assessing the environmental impact of products and services. Formalised in 1993 at the SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) Congress, it is a...

2030 – How recycling will change the textile industry

We have already told you about current recycling technologies in the textile industry, their limits and potential, but today we want to go further and tell you concretely about a very near future: what will the textile industry be like in 2030? Will recycling triumph?...

Extended Producer Responsibility: EPR for textiles

What is Extended Producer Responsibility, also known by the acronym EPR? It was the year 1990 and the Swedish academic Thomas Lindhqvist, who first introduced this concept, defined it as an “environmental protection strategy […] that makes the producer of the product...

Textile recycling: technologies and perspectives

Why talk about textile recycling? What does it mean? Is the textile industry currently sustainable? How to make it so? What are the future perspectives? If you are looking for an answer to these questions, you are in the right place. World textile production has been...

Sustainable textile: the new EU strategy

Making the textile industry sustainable: this is the goal of the European Union which on 30 March 2022 through an official communication from the Commission announced the new strategy that will involve the entire supply chain and which will soon be confirmed by ad hoc...