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.
In this year’s summer series, the SRF business journal «Trend» is examining the issue of increasingly large mountains of waste. Last Saturday, July 14th 2018, the focus was on the topic of «fast fashion» and its negative consequences for both humanity and the environment. In this context it also put forward sustainable solution concepts, including those from TEXAID.
On Sunday 1st July 2018, Blick ran a report on the subject of Fast Fashion and what TEXAID does with used clothes. This showed the work processes at the sorting facility in Schattdorf and explained how TEXAID ensures sustainable recycling.
A forum organized by Swiss Recycling and dealing with the subject of «Recycling» is being held for the first time today in western Switzerland. TEXAID is there too, providing information about its used textile recycling activities.
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.
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.