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Circularity of the Textile Industry

30 Jun 2021 Intelligence

Circularity of the Textile Industry

Circularity of the Textile Industry

Circularity of the Textile Industry

It is a fact that textiles and clothing play a major role in society and in the global economy. Alongside the growing evolution of the middle-class population around the world and the consequent increase in per capita sales, there is also an increase in the production of clothing, which doubled the number of garments that were produced in the last 15 years, representing more than 60% of the textile materials used.

There is a huge number of garments that end up being landfilled or incinerated, due to the linear system in the consumption of clothes, where a large part is discarded in less than a year, which result in wasting important amounts of non-renewable resources used in th...

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