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Circularity efforts in the textile industry are more effective when they are local to textile collection, according to a new report from the RREUSE network.
RREUSE, an international network of social enterprises active in circularity, is calling on the European Union (EU) to act to encourage local re-use, repair and recycling.
“Waste prevention is at the top of the waste hierarchy, and the positive impacts of reuse are further multiplied when reuse activities and second-hand sales take place locally,” it says.
Read the full article via this link: https://www.ecotextile.com/2023042630639/labels-legislation-news/re-use-textile-waste-locally-says-report.html
Read the full report via this link: https://rreuse.org/valorising-used-textiles-locally-through-re-use-and-recycling-activities-the-contribution-of-social-enterprises/