Recycling of textiles will become obligatory in Europe 2025. Textile waste is not allowed to be burned or send to land fill any more. Industry needs to be prepared for a circular economy.

According Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation the circular economy is a multibillion euro business opportunity for the textile industry.

 

Based on survey of IFM Paris and Premier Vision Paris in September 2020, 42% of consumers find that eco-responsible raw materials are most important criteria for purchasing a sustainable product

 

 

 

2020 According Mc Kinsey sustainability issues are also attracting increasing attention at executive level. Some 50% of fashion executives in a recent opinion poll indicated that sustainability has moved up on the agenda in recent months.

 


Zalando collaborates with the Higg index and aims to have a transparent supplier chain by 2023. Target is to have 20% of turnover coming from sustainable products.

 

 


Based on survey of International Trade Center in 2019, 92% of retailers expect sales of sustainable products to increase in the next five years. Furthermore 65% of retailers interviewed reported a 10% increase in sales of sustainable products over the past years.

 

Sustainable textaile transformation.

Coaching in sustainable fabricks.

Recycled material development.