Holy grail’: how textile recycling can help slash emissions, pollution and landfill

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“Textiles account for 10% of global carbon emissions. The industry is the world’s second-biggest industrial polluter, behind oil.
BlockTexx.. The focus will be on recycling commercial fabrics – old towels and bedsheets from hotels and hospitals, work uniforms and unwanted clothing not given to charities.
“If it’s ripped or torn or stained then you have to put that into your landfill. We can take those torn, stained and ripped clothes and process them back into a reusable resource.”

An excerpt from Guardian