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ZURICH PUBLIC TRANSPORT RECYCLES ITS WORKWEAR WITH TEXAID

VBZ, Zurich’s public transport company, recycles its disused workwear in an ecologically sound way with TEXAID. 

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Collaboration with Renewcell: further commitment to closing the textile cycle

TEXAID has signed an agreement with the Swedish recycling company Renewcell so that some of the collected used textiles that are no longer wearable can be further processed using a chemical recycling process. With this TEXAID is taking another step in its efforts to close the textile cycle permanently.

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8th award with the Gold Label from Swiss Climate

This is the eighth time that TEXAID has been awarded the Gold Label by Swiss Climate for an environmentally friendly corporate culture.

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IN-STORE COLLECTION IN ODLO SHOPS

Since the beginning of November 2020, TEXAID, in cooperation with Odlo, has been offering an in-store used textile collection in around 30 shops in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. 

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New use for Swisscom's worn-out staff uniforms

When companies purchase new corporate wear for their employees, the question arises as to what should happen to the existing collection. Swisscom has decided to hand over its worn-out uniforms to TEXAID for environmentally sound recycling.

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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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