Reducing waste and the barriers to achieving circularity in the textiles industry were key topics discussed at a recent workshop hosted by CEBIC to inform planning and delivery of our 2021-22 focus area.
More than 30 stakeholders from small and large retailers, manufacturers, recyclers, peak bodies, research institutions, consulting firms and government took part in our ‘Progressing Circular Textiles Opportunities’ industry consultation workshop.
The group identified the next steps towards greater circularity in the textiles sector. The key challenges and opportunities discussed included:
The feedback provided in the workshop will help inform planning and delivery of the CEBIC year 2 focus area – Textiles. This includes planning of grant funding, collaborative events, partnerships and information sharing.
For more information on what was discussed, read the workshop overview [PDF, 215 kB].
CEBIC is committed to supporting co-ordinated action to progress a circular economy for textiles, and we look forward to continuing to collaborate with industry, research organisations and the community.
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