Circular economy

Blueprint to reduce textile waste by 80%

The goal of the Living Lab Carpet is to give a second life to carpets by establishing the framework conditions for reuse, repair and refurbishing business models.

DEBOND proposes to develop new materials and processes to improve the debonding performance of flexible packaging and textiles applications for an easier recycling.

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Companies are looking for ways to manufacture more sustainable products by using recycled materials, and to communicate their efforts in a substantiated and transparent way that inspires trust. 
This is exactly the aim of the QA-CER Recycled Content initiative. 

Centexbel is proud to announce to have won the Techtextil Innovation award 2022 in the category “new approaches to sustainability & circular economy” with a breakthrough innovation in biobased coatings and inks.

CISUTAC will find a solution to the current bottlenecks in the transition to circular and sustainable textiles and clothing.

This study examined which type of ecodesign criteria for textile products would have the greatest impact. The results will hopefully serve as input for the EU textile strategy.

Vlaanderen Circulair en OVAM lanceerden tussen 2017 en 2021 vier projectoproepen om innovatieve en waardevolle circulaire economieprojecten te ondersteunen. Met de projecten willen we de theorie van de circulaire economie uittesten in de praktijk: wat werkt, wat werkt (nog) niet? Dat laat ons toe

Report on the successful and exciting industrial experience on Centexbel's the circular braiding machine.

Urbanrec is a H2020 funded research project aiming to improve the logistics and treatment of waste, such as furniture, mattresses, upholstery, textiles and plastic garden products by means of innovative and patented separating techniques that will generate a net profit of 225 euro per ton.