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Occasion of the Union des Communes Vaudoises (UCV) 2019

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.

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TEXAID for Climate: distinction for communities

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.

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44 per cent less CO2

Last year, TEXAID positively developed its commitment to an environmentally friendly corporate culture. For already the 6th time in a row, TEXAID received the Gold Label from Swiss Climate.

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TEXAID at the exhibition in la Sarraz

On 24 May 2019 an exhibition on the subject of waste management will be taking place in la Sarraz. TEXAID will also be present with a small stand.

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TEXAID at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit conference

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.

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Martin Böschen - New President of the BIR Textile Division

The Executive Committee of the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) Textile Division has appointed Martin Böschen, CEO of the TEXAID Group, as its new President.

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KOLPINGFAMILIE WOLFENSCHIESSEN – DAIRY COW PROJECT IN INDIA

The Kolpingfamilie Wolfenschiessen has carried out street collections on behalf of TEXAID in the past. Today there are more than ten TEXAID bins in the Nidwalden region collecting in favour of the association. By selling used clothes, TEXAID generates funds which go to its six participating aid agencies, as well as to numerous regional organisations, including the Kolpingfamilie Wolfenschiessen. 

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SAMARITAN ASSOCIATION OF THE GLARNERLAND – IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR THE ASSOCIATION’S ACTIVITY

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. 

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TEXAID IN THE MEDIA: ANNABELLE

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. 

Interview with Martin Böschen (in German)

Photo series from the fashion shoot at the sorting facility

HOLIDAY WEEK FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

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. 

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