SDU Report on End-of-Life of Laundry Textiles

This ETSA report attmepts answering some of the most relevant questions regarding reuse and recycling. What are the different options for linen and (primarily) cotton towels, and for workwear (cotton, cotton/ polyester blends and 100% polyester)? What is the CO2 impact of each option? And which actors are forerunners?

What options are currently available? Recycling by melting polyester to create 100% circular clothing − is that even possible? Recycling of polyester/cotton blends: how promising are the latest projects? Please find below the full report, presentation slides and a two page summary for promotional use.

Environment Energy Management Carbon Footprint Fabrics

 

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