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Textile recycling opportunities highlighted

May 1st, 2009 / By: / Industry News

Textiles Intelligence published an article by in February, 2009 describing forms of textile recycling and businesses making it work. “Recycling in the textile and clothing industry offers companies important benefits, particularly from an environmental viewpoint,” writes Gregg Kellett, online marketing manager for To encourage recycling in Europe, for example, the EU passed new legislation calling textiles a priority waste stream and will soon define at what stage a discarded textile ceases to be waste and becomes recycled material. For more information, visit

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