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CHF 7.8 million for charity projects and a further reduction in CO2

TEXAID Textilverwertungs-AG has brought its latest financial year to another successful close. The amount of money donated to charitable organisations, the continued reduction in CO2 and the in-creased commitment to research projects and associations are all particular points of pride.

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GAMES LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

In the Zollikofen region, various TEXAID used-clothing containers collect second-hand clothes, the proceeds of which go towards the foundation for blind and visually impaired children and young people. TEXAID generates funds through the sale of second-hand clothes. These funds go to its six participating aid agencies, as well as to numerous regional organisations. The foundation for blind and visually impaired children and young people is one such organisation.

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Linguadukt – Intercultural Interpreting Service

TEXAID raises money for charity via the sale of textiles. This money goes towards funding social projects in Switzerland and abroad.

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TEXAID is supporting the young Samaritans

A youth camp is being held by the young Samaritans association "Help" in Matt (canton of Glarus) at the end of May 2018. TEXAID is making a financial contribution to the organization of the youth camp.

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Social project in Peru: childcare center in Cusco

TEXAID raises funds for charity by selling textiles. The money goes towards social projects in Switzerland and abroad.

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Circular Economy Mapping Event

As joint organiser of the Circular Economy Mapping Event in Hamburg, TEXAID presented its recycling processes and provided insights into the research prospects associated with textile recycling.

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Sporting activities for people with disabilities

In the Nidwalden region, various TEXAID used-clothing containers collect second-hand clothes, the proceeds of which go towards PluSport Nidwalden. Through the sale of second-hand clothes, TEXAID generates funds which go to its six participating aid agencies, as well as to numerous regional organisations. These include the PluSport Nidwalden association, which works with people with disabilities. 

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TEXAID at the “Climate Breakfast” organised by Swiss Climate

Swiss Climate's 7th “Climate Breakfast” took place in Zurich on 24 April. The subject was Sustainable supply chains – market opportunities of the future? Philipp Stoller, Managing Director of TEXAID Switzerland, gave a speech on the topic of logistics.

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TEXAID IN THE MEDIA: RADIO LIFE CHANNEL

On Monday, 16 April 2018, Radio Life Channel in Pfäffikon (Canton of Schwyz) broadcast an item on TEXAID and why it makes sense to recycle old clothing.

Listen to the extract from the Radio Life Channel programme (in German)

TEXAID IN THE MEDIA: 20 MINUTEN

On Sunday, 15 April 2018, 20 Minuten featured a report on the subject of cotton recycling which mentioned the "Texcycle" research project carried out by TEXAID in partnership with Coop and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Read the article on cotton recycling in 20 Minuten (in German)