circular economy


100 % bio-based and recyclable, this yarn contributes to an increasingly sustainable textile sector that respects the principles of the circular economy. © malp/

20/03/2023 – Sustainability


RadiciGroup launches 100 % naturally sourced yarn

At the Performance Days, RadiciGroup – the only European producer of this material – presented a yarn with excellent technical and environmental performance. By  Anna Ugrica

Sustainable car of the future. © Fraunhofer IAO

06/02/2023 – Circular Economy in the automotive industry

Circular Economy in the automotive industry

Tool supports the development of recyclable components

The Cyclometric tool is designed to ensure that all parts used are recyclable already during the development of automotive components. By  Sibylle Michel

Prompted by the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles, Apparel brands intensify collaboration with supply chains. © malp/

01/12/2022 – EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles

EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles

Apparel brands intensify collaboration with supply chains

Major apparel brands and organisations are accelerating product innovation and supporting initiatives to promote recycling and circularity in response ... By  Sibylle Michel

The global resale market in 2022 is forecast to experience further growth of 31.0% to $182.4 billion. © HalynaRom/

02/11/2022 – Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis

Secondhand fashion is on the rise

The cost of living crisis will drive more consumers towards secondhand fashion, with the global apparel resale market set to grow 85.5% between 2022 and ... By  Sibylle Michel

Under the motto ‘Textiles Matter’, visitors can explore concepts for increased circularity, which will generate new impulses for the sustainable market of the future. © FranklinTill

13/09/2022 – Home and contract textiles

Home and contract textiles

Inspiring Heimtextil Trends 23/24

Under the motto ‘Textiles Matter’, Heimtextil 2023 sets the benchmark for tomorrow’s forward-facing textile furnishing. The focus is on circularity. By  Sibylle Michel

Only 1% of textiles are recycled into new fabrics. © HalynaRom/

25/08/2022 – Recycling


Manufacturers turn to mono material fabrics

As pressure mounts to improve the recyclability of textile products textile manufacturers turn to mono material fabrics and cellulosic fibres. By  Sibylle Michel

More than 50 speakers will participate, as well as 20 green growth technology exhibitors, with 20 countries represented. © Bangladesh Apparel Exchange

This year’s Sustainable Apparel Forum (SAF) on May 10, 2022, aims to establish Bangladesh as the world’s most responsible apparel sourcing destination. By  Editorial staff