Recycle by Refashion

Together, let’s speed up the industrialisation of used textiles and footwear recycling

Within the framework of its mission to accelerate post-consumer non-reusable clothing and footwear recycling, the French ecoorganisation Refashion innovates with a tool that accompanies and connects recycling professionals: the platform and the website Recycle by Refashion.

Recycle by Refashion is composed of 2 portals:

  • The digital platform whose subscription is subject to compliance to a good practice commitment charter and validation by Refashion. It allows to map the feedstock, identify recycling solutions and materials resulting from textile and footwear recycling,

Where to source polyester from used non-reusable textiles?

How and where to recycle trainers?

Who can provide recycled fabric swatches?

In 3 clicks on RECYCLE by Refashion can answer these questions by identifying companies and suitable solutions. This new digital platform, unique in Europe, provides a true stepping stone to accelerate the industrialisation of recycling solutions in Europe.

  • The open-access website allows to share educational resources and news on textile and footwear industry. 

Recycle by Refashion

One goal, three purposes

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Ecosystem stakeholders

The two portals are intended to textile and footwear industry and other industries in open loop who can use materials from used and non-reusable CHF in France and Europe.

The Refashion Recycle website aims at informing a broad public on recycling solutions, news on the textile industry, and results of studies carried out by Refashion and ecosystem players.

The Refashion Recycle platform is designed for industrial actors who can offer solutions, established or under development, for textiles and footwear recovery.


Sorting operators

Suppliers of post-consumer non-reusable textile and footwear feedstock to recycle.


Materials processors

All companies doing preprocessing, reprocessing, and recycling of materials from used textiles and footwear.

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Industries using materials from recycling

Companies which incorporate raw materials from recycling, in closed loop (Textiles and Footwear Industry) or in open loop (other industries: construction, automobile, sports and leisure activities, plastics processing, etc.)

An effective, free and selective tool

This interactive and cost-free tool has been designed in both French and English. Subscription is subject to compliance to a good practice commitment charter and validation of each request by Refashion. The tool provides safe access to detailed data on materials feedstock ; reprocessing solutions and innovative recycled products needed by industrials. A Refashion team is dedicated to provide assistance to users browsing the platform, connecting up with stakeholders and guiding them for future collaboration.

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