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Textiles

News

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Charity textile bank income threatened by commercial operatorsSubscription

10 September, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Councils displacing charity banks in favour of private ones, says Traid

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Charities demand new standards from textile recyclersSubscription

9 September, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Trust scheme to cover most charity shops

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'Explosive growth' in mattress recycling sector Subscription

6 August, 2019 By Mark Smulian

National Bed Federation reports 55% increase in volumes handled 

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Textiles reuse charity signs up to WRAP's ScapSubscription

8 July, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children joins the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan

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Textile recyclers call for EPR on clothing to be brought forwardSubscription

20 June, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Love Island’s ‘£1 bikini’ exposes why action on textiles is needed now, says Textiles Recycling Association

Features

Enterprising businesses take home the honoursSubscription

MRW picks out the winners of this year’s Queen’s Award who operate within the fields of waste, recycling and the circular economy

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Creagh pulls no punches on her calls for actionSubscription

MP Mary Creagh plays a key role in scrutinising the Government’s environmental policy and programmes, and has won herself fans in the sector for her work

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Clothes recycling gets a dressing downSubscription

Will 2019 be the year that UK consumers, the Government and industry apply the same environmental lens to fashion as directed at plastics