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Upcycling: Turning Old Into New

Upcycling is not the same as recycling: “Recycling takes consumer materials — mostly plastic, paper, metal and glass — and breaks them down so their base materials can be remade into a new consumer product, often of lesser quality” “When you upcycle an item, you aren’t breaking down the materials. You may be refashioning it More

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This Saturday, March 30th is the Zero Waste Day.

On 14 December 2022, the United Nations General Assembly defined this date to proclaim 30 March as International Day of Zero Waste, to be observed annually. A date aimed at raising awareness of national, subnational, regional and local zero-waste initiatives and their contribution to achieving sustainable development. The textile sector is relevant regarding this date. More

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“Being Fashionable is expensive”

·         The UN makes us reflect on what it costs to be fashionable (not only economically). ·         Every second, the equivalent of one truckload of rubbish is buried or burned. ·         From the European project Textil4all, several activities will be carried out to contribute to this necessary change towards a more sustainable textile industry. ·         » It takes around More

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The European project TEXTIL4ALL will offer training and job opportunities in the textile sector to women in Madrid and Thessaloniki.

Offering training and job opportunities to people with more difficulties in accessing a job, with a special focus on women in San Cristobal de los Angeles in Madrid (Spain) and Thessaloniki (Greece). This is the main objective of the new European project TEXTIL4ALL Opportunities in the textile sector for people and the planet, funded by More

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