OCT. 30, 2019
TEXTILE RECYCLING PIONEERS WEAVE THEIR MAGIC Australian start-up BlockTexx has developed technology to separate and recover polyester and cotton products such as clothes, sheets and towels of any colour and in any condition. The solution yields ‘high-value’ raw materials of PET and cellulose, said to be suitable across all industries.
When it comes to recyclers’ activities, much attention is focused on recovering metals or the ‘new gold’, plastics. And yet, there have been several significant innovations on the textiles front in recent months. Read on for a comprehensive update on these latest developments.