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TEXAID in the media: Blick

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.

Blick article and video report (in German)

TEXAID in the media: Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS)

On Monday 25th June 2018, RTS ran a report on the subject of Fast Fashion and asked TEXAID about the latest challenges in textile recycling.

Listen to the RTS radio piece (in French)

TEXAID at the Western Switzerland Forum

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.

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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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