Swiss Textiles' Innovation Day will take place in Dübendorf on 22 August 2019. The event is the setting for the latest technical developments in the textile industry. TEXAID is also actively involved in the event.
COSEDEC, a company based in western Switzerland, is committed to raising awareness for environmental issues in schools and among the general public. They develop community games to raise awareness for environmental issues for various types of events. The "Fashion Détox" game was developed with the support of TEXAID.
"Together We Recycle" - is the new Triumph's recycling programme in collaboration with TEXAID. The collection campaign began in the Beldona branches at the end of July 2019 and all participating Triumph shops across Europe, as well as selected specialist retailers, will be collecting used textiles from the end of August 2019. Customers will have the possibility of handing their used clothes in the collection box.
In the Schlieren area, there are several TEXAID old clothes containers which collect for the benefit of Stadtjugendmusik Schlieren, among others. TEXAID generates financial resources through the sale of old clothes which it pays out to numerous regional organisations and associations in addition to the six participating relief organisations. This also includes Stadtjugendmusik Schlieren.
The TEXAID Group is publishing its first annual report. This encompasses the activities of TEXAID Textilverwertungs-AG, which is based in Schattdorf (Canton of Uri), as well as its subsidiary companies, from 1st January until 31st December 2018.
On 15 June 2019, the event of the Union des Communes Vaudoises (UCV) takes place in Cossonay. The occasion focuses on joint dialogue on regional topics. TEXAID will also be present with an information stand.
In collaboration with Swiss Climate, TEXAID has issued a distinction for the ecological collection of used clothing to the communities for the first time. The objective of the distinction is to highlight to the communities that sustainable used textile management relieves the burden on the environment.
The industry leaders came together once again in the Danish capital for the 10th Copenhagen Fashion Summit conference (15 and 16 May 2019). TEXAID was also there as an exhibitor and, with TEXAID Retail Solutions, presented its tailored recycling services for the entire textiles industry – for retailers, fashion brands, producers and suppliers.