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TRA has warned over 'fake' charity collection banks 16 January 2017

TRA in warning over ‘fake’ charity clothing banks

The Textile Recycling Association (TRA) has called on landowners, local authorities and clothing bank operators to be vigilant over the potential use of clothing banks falsely claiming to be linked to charities.  

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Waste and resources charity WRAP has published a Textiles Collections Procurement Guide to assist local authorities in delivering collection services for clothing. Published last week (14 December) the guide provides ...

A partnership between Veolia and charity Reuseful UK has reported positive results in recycling and reusing used personal protective equipment (PPE) from the company’s London contracts. The project, called ‘Re:Form’, ...

A textile recycling company is urging others to be vigilant with foreign worker checks after experiencing how easy it is to be caught out. Savanna Rags International Ltd, based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, was served a civil ...

Family-owned business Savanna Rags International has successfully grown its operations from 20 employees to being one of the largest textile recyclers in the country. Robin Nierynck reports. Textile recycling company ...

The Welsh Government has partnered with Rhondda Cynon Taf council to offer £350,000 in funding to develop a system to use heat to sterilise textiles from mattresses. The initiative, which will be jointly funded by the Welsh ...

The first five brands and retailers to sign up to the European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP), a Europe-wide sustainable clothing plan launched in May 2016, have been announced. The first ECAP participants are Bobo Choses, OVS, ...

With news on: Welsh RDF warning; Merseyside planning application; litter proposals dismissed, and student bedding partnership. (...

The retail sector needs to work across all aspects of the production process to achieve closed loop clothing, retailer H&M’s sustainability manager, Catarina Midby, has emphasised. Addressing the Textiles Recycling ...

Confusion around whether used clothes are waste or not remains a problem for the textiles recycling sector, the audience at the Textiles Recycling Conference heard yesterday (5 October). Ross Bartley, trade & environment ...

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