New funding supports a garment recycling push

June 14th, 2021

Resortecs® makes a sewing thread that dissoslves in high temperatures. Photo: Resortec.  Resortecs® announces that it has raised €960k for industrial disassembling ovens and dismantable rivet buttons, as part of its effort to increase clothing recycling by making it more cost-effective and efficient. The company currently produces a stitching thread that dissolves in high temperatures, […]

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Partnership pursues closed-loop textile recycling

January 25th, 2021

Swiss fluid engineering company Sulzer announces that its partnership with H&M Group and Worn Again Technologies is developing technology for closed-loop recycling of textiles. Textile waste is one of society’s pressing environmental issues, Sulzer says, and because of the complexity of garments’ production, chemical recycling techniques to date have been applied to a minor share of […]

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