Turkey: textile manufacturers want to show Europe “green paw”

The Turkish Association of Textiles and Raw Materials Exporters (Ithib) announced in early August the establishment of a sustainability program aimed at reducing the environmental impact of local productions, and aligning with the requirements of the European Green Deal, and Western contractors as a whole. The leaders of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) – ITHIB … Read more

Covid-19: NGOs warn of the plight of textile workers in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

More than fifty local and international organizations are calling on public representatives and companies to take measures to protect their textile workers. Bangladesh experienced its deadliest day since the start of the crisis in August, with a 20% positivity rate, while Sri Lanka sees the number of infections and deaths doubling. But the two countries, … Read more

Recovo, the buy-resale marketplace that values ​​textile surpluses

Translated by Clementine Martin Published on 23 Aug 2021 The Barcelona start-up Recovo, launched this summer, wants to “change the production model of the industry” and promotes circularity. She founded a marketplace dedicated to professionals, where to resell and give a second life to excess fabrics from previous collections and has already won over brands … Read more

North Macedonia: textile workers want to do battle for the “without rights”

Through AFP Published on Jul 9, 2021 A sewing machine and a raised fist, a super heroine ready to do battle against bad bosses: the posters that decorate the office of Kristina Ampeva, a former textile worker from North Macedonia, testify to her fight to defend women’s rights at work. Shutterstock She traded needle and … Read more

ReFashion launches its platform for networking between players in textile recycling

The eco-organization of the French textile industry Refashion (formerly Eco-TLC) announces the deployment of the “Recycle” platform, which is intended to be an information and networking tool between all French players in textile recycling. The portal will go online on July 28 for a test phase, before an official launch at the end of September. … Read more

H&M, Bestseller and Adidas invest in regenerated textile fibers

Translated by Paul Kaplan Published on Jul 7, 2021 Several big names in clothing took part in the latest funding round by Infinited Fiber Company (IFC), which raised 30 million euros from H&M, already an investor in the company, but also from Bestseller and d ‘Adidas. The Infinited Fiber Company Infinite Fiber Company IFC’s technology … Read more