Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of MRW, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Defra awards research funding for textile recyclers

The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has awarded £150,000 for research into the waste implications of cheap imported clothing and the development of market and technical solutions for the subsequent recycling problems. The funding has gone to the Salvation Army Trading Company, the Nonwovens Innovation and Research Institute (NIRI) and Oakdene Hollins for a joint project entitled 'Recycling of Low Grade Clothing Waste'.

Subscribe now to read this article in full