A number of TEXAID used clothes bins in the cantons of Glarus and St. Gallen raise money for the Samaritan associations in the Glarnerland. By selling used clothes, TEXAID generates funds which go to its six participating aid agencies, as well as to numerous regional organisations. These include the Samaritans of the Glarnerland, with 13 associations in the canton of Glarus and three in the canton of St. Gallen.
A detailed interview with the CEO of TEXAID, Martin Böschen, has been published in the latest issue of the Swiss women’s magazine Annabelle. It addresses various aspects and topics concerning used clothes collection and recycling. The Annabelle editorial team also held a fashion shoot at the sorting facility in Schattdorf.
The Canton of Zurich has several TEXAID used clothing containers that collect items on behalf of the Swiss Red Cross in the Canton of Zurich. By selling these clothes, TEXAID generates funds which go to its six participating aid agencies, as well as to numerous regional organisations. This also includes the Swiss Red Cross in the Canton of Zurich.
TEXAID has drawn up a Code of Conduct that brings together in a single document the important values and standards that characterize the company. It defines all the important characteristic benchmarks and requirements for ethical business practices and responsible economic activity towards all colleagues, business partners, customers and the public alike.
TEXAID has published its very first sustainability report. This report covers the business activities of TEXAID’s sites in Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, and Bulgaria from January 1 to December 31, 2017, and documents the growing focus on sustainability shown by the textile recycling firm.
The first Swiss Samaritans Youth Conference will take place on 15 and 16 September 2018 in Schwarzenburg in the canton of Bern. TEXAID is providing funding for this conference in order to encourage the continued existence and future development of the Samaritans.
Various TEXAID bins in the Fehraltorf region of Switzerland are used to collect second-hand clothing with the aim of supporting the Stiftung JAM Schweiz. By selling these clothes, TEXAID generates funds which go to its six participating aid organisations, as well as to numerous regional organisations. The Stiftung JAM Schweiz, a foundation that provides development aid in Africa, is one such organisation.