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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)

TEXAID innovation fund

TEXAID has recently established an innovation fund. This pursues the goal of promoting projects with a view to high-quality recycling of used textiles. These projects are designed to find sustainable solutions to recycle the increasing amount of textiles that are no longer wearable in an even more ecological way.

Further information can be found here.

FOOD PACKAGES FROM Cartons du cœur

In the municipality of Crissier there are some used clothes bins from TEXAID. The money raised through Crissier municipality’s sale of used clothes was transferred to the regional organisation Cartons du Cœur in West Lausanne to support their project.

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First electric vehicle for bin emptying

TEXAID purchases the first electric vehicle for emptying used clothes bins. The MAN eTGE brand vehicle will be in service in the city of Basel from January 2020.

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TEXAID IN THE MEDIA: TELE1

Tele1 reported on our research project ‘Texcycle’ and the possibilities for high-quality textile recycling. Michael Emmenegger, Head of Corporate Development at TEXAID and Daniel Wehrli, Industrial Designer at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences – Art & Design, provide details about the motives behind and the results of the project.

TV-report from 19.11.2019 (report in German)

AWARDED THE SWISS CLIMATE CO2 LABEL AGAIN

TEXAID was awarded the CO2 neutral label again this year at Swiss Climate's Soirée Climatique 2019.

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TEXAID IN THE MEDIA: RADIO NEO1

Radio Neo1 has reported on our 'Texcycle' research project. Michael Emmenegger, Head of Corporate Development at TEXAID, provides information on the possibilities for high-quality textile recycling in the broadcast.

Radio broadcast from 8.11.2019 (in German)