Used Textiles: Waste or Value?

12. November, 2018

The conference on Nordic-Baltic circular textiles will take place on 12.12.2018 @ 9.00 – 16.00 @Baltika Moelava / Baltika Fashion Stage (Veerenni 24, 5th floor, Tallinn)

The event is a kick-off conference to the Nordic-Baltic collaboration project “Towards Nordic-Baltic circular textile system: an analysis of post-consumer textiles in Baltic countries, recommendations for policy interventions and sector development” funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

Target audiences include: textile collection, reuse and recycling organisations; textile producers, brands and retailers; public authorities incl. local governments and policy makers, industry associations, academia; other interested participants from Nordic and Baltic countries.

The event aims to:
· gather various stakeholders in the Nordic-Baltic region around the topic of post-consumer textile waste and circular economy
· raise awareness of the post-consumer textile waste issues, introduce recent developments in the field and share best practices from the Nordic, Baltic and European countries on textile collection and sorting models, business models for reuse and recycling, EPR (Extended Producer responsibility) schemes, policy initiatives and technology developments
· introduce the Nordic-Baltic collaboration project and to invite stakeholders for developing collaborations under the project and beyond.

The event programme will be published soon.