Huge Problem; we need a Holistic approach to solve it


We have talked a lot allready. We need to start doing. Consumers and producers are in the same boat. It all starts with designers and the choices they make. Stop being exclusive but work on inclusive. More transparancy is needed; why, what, where, how and when are the questions. Riskanalysis involving water, air and energy; waste and pollution are at stake. And than there is the people involved, who takes care of them. Circular means reparing which was allready wrong from the start. Cotton is the biggest problem we have to solve. A better world or a better price.

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CO2 emissions saved by reusing used clothing

About 550 kilos from containers of the Foundation ‘Training and Work’ is the total weight of used clothing that has analyzed in this study characterizing the fibers that make up T-shirts, shirts, coats, pants, jackets and all kinds of clothing which are dumped in textile waste collection containers. Of the total used clothing used in the containers analyzed, 62% of the garments are reusable and 37% recyclable. As for the fibers with which the garments are made, the study concludes that cotton predominates, with 50% in the case of recyclable clothing and 60% in the case of reusable clothing.

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