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BlockTexx joins the Alliance To End Plastic Waste.

AUG 25, 2020

BlockTexx announced as one of 11 startups to join the first Asian cohort of the End Plastic Waste Innovation Platform. The program to identifies the industry’s leading challenges and implement innovative solutions.

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Recycling textiles for sector-agnostic circularity

JUL 28, 2020

Otis Robinson speaks with Graham Ross, co-founder of BlockTexx, a company that aims to recycle textiles via chemical separation while pushing sector-agnostic circularity from its HQ in the global south.

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50 stars of sustainable textiles

MAY. 5.2020

Fashion and textile stakeholders join with industry magazine - Apparel Insider magazine to recognise "50 stars of sustainable textiles."

The magazine recently released a teaser of their upcoming feature piece that includes the BlockTexx founders.

As apparel insider highlighted; "Textile-textile separation via chemical process is, we believe, a potential game-changer in the global textile industry..."

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Fashion for good - South Asia innovation programme

FEB. 2, 2020

The South Asia Innovation Programme (focused on India and Sri Lanka) brings together global and local apparel brands, manufacturers, investors and innovators, with the aim to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy and to scale the much-needed innovative solutions. 

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Insider series - Textile Exchange

NOV. 26, 2019

TEXTILE EXCHANGE INSIDER SERIES
The Insider series uncovers a rich and diverse set of stories from people who are really making a difference in textile sustainability. Interview with Graham Ross

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Recycling International

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.

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Ecotextile News

JUL. 18, 2019

THE RECYCLING REVOLUTIONARIES

"While countless industry executives will continue to cite the circular economy in conference speeches, it is the work of companies such as BlockTexx which is transforming that rhetoric from hollow green wash into a viable solution."

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The Guardian - Opinion

AUG. 27, 2019

AUSTRALIA RECYCLES PAPER AND PLASTICS. SO WHY DOES CLOTHING END UP IN LANDFILL?

It’s time for bold action. The impact of textile waste is a reality and governments across Australia must recognise the challenge and begin to address it. It’s time to acknowledge textile waste for what it is: a valuable resource ready to be transformed into raw materials.

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Smart Company

APR. 1, 2019

‘WHAT WE’VE BEEN LOOKING FOR’: HOW AUSTRALIAN STARTUP BLOCKTEXX IS TURNING DISCARDED CLOTHES INTO RAW, COMMODITY-LEVEL PLASTIC.

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Brisbane Times

APR. 2, 2019

START-UP LOOKS TO TAKE THE SHIRT OFF YOUR BACK - AND RECYCLE IT

“People have a weird relationship with their clothes; we recycle plastic bottles because you wouldn’t put a plastic bottle in the ocean, you wouldn’t drop one in the street, because we’ve been told they’re bad for the environment,”

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The Guardian

MAR. 17, 2019

'HOLY GRAIL': HOW TEXTILE RECYCLING CAN HELP SLASH EMISSIONS, POLLUTION AND LANDFILL

Adrian Jones and Graham Ross have pioneered a process that takes blended fabrics and reduces them to raw components.

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