As climate change concerns are moving to the forefront of consumer minds, the apparel industry has been under pressure to adopt sustainable practices and ideals of the circular economy. To achieve true circularity in the apparel industry, it is critical to develop strong textile recovery infrastructure and scale up textile recycling technologies that can handle mixed post-consumer textile waste in addition to building robust textile waste supply chains.
Our new report, “Closing the Loop: Understanding the Viability of Textile Recycling,” examines the viability of textile recycling through studying the techno economics of solvent-based recycling technologies and textile waste collection.
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