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Textiles

News

2000 mattress recycling

'Explosive growth' in mattress recycling sector Subscription

6 August, 2019 By Mark Smulian

National Bed Federation reports 55% increase in volumes handled 

clothing

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

Textile donations

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

fixing fashion

Government rejects ban on clothing to landfill or incinerationSubscription

18 June, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Government rejects recommendations made by Environmental Audit Committee’s Fixing Fashion report

Cancer Research UK charity shop

Charity shops fear closures from waste changeSubscription

20 March, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Greater Manchester ends free tipping to boost recycling

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

creagh

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

new environment office

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

nathan wastesavers

Bank keeps eye on collectorsSubscription

Nathan’s Wastesavers has introduced a textile bank with access control, designed in collaboration with manufacturer Egbert Taylor