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T-shirts in recycled cotton from used textiles

The international childrenswear brand Okaidi has joined forces with the Center of applied research and innovation (CETI) to develop its first collection of t-shirts made from recycled cotton. TEXAID has provided the used textiles for recycling.

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First underground bin for the collection of used textiles in Ticino

Last week the first underground bin for the collection of used textiles in Ticino was installed in the municipality of Tenero, opposite the town hall (via stazione 7).

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In-Store collection in ETERNA shops

As of September 2020, TEXAID, in cooperation with ETERNA, is offering in-store used textile collection in around 50 shops throughout Switzerland, Germany and Austria. ETERNA customers will be able to return their used clothes.

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TEXAID FOR CLIMATE: DISTINCTION FOR COMMUNITIES

Once again TEXAID, in collaboration with Swiss Climate, has issued the distinction for the ecological collection of used clothing to the communities.

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MUSEUM TALK IN ST. GALLEN ON THE SUBJECT OF TEXTILE RECYCLING

On 13 August 2020, the textile museum in St. Gallen will host a museum talk on the subject “Textile recycling with a future?” as part of the “Material Matters” exhibition.

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Certified B2B recycling solution for end-of-use corporate wear

The confidential devaluation and recycling of used textiles from the corporate sector is now one of the services audited by the Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems (SQS). The ISO 9001:2015 certified process ensures the prevention of improper use of the textiles in the recycling process.

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Collection of used textiles still guaranteed

TEXAID is closely following the developments surrounding the corona pandemic and is adapting its work processes accordingly. 

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BLAUES KREUZ: A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES TO PREVENT ADDICTION PROBLEMS

The Blaues Kreuz hands over clothes that could not be sold in their second-hand shops to TEXAID for sensible recycling. In return, TEXAID pays the Blaues Kreuz financial compensation to support its projects.

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Kick-off event: TEXAID innovation fund

At the kick-off event in the sorting facility in Schattdorf, TEXAID reported on various research projects and gave information about the recently launched innovation fund.

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TEXAID IN THE MEDIA: RSI — TEMPI MODERNI

The RSI, Radiotelevisione svizzera, reported on the topic of used textiles in their programme «Tempi moderni». In the report, Martin Böschen, CEO of TEXAID group, describes the activities of TEXAID and the challenges of textile recycling.

TV report from 24.1.2020 (Italian)