Textiles Sunday 4 December 2016
Workers pictured in November 2016 at the Savanna Rags facility. Since 2014, all workers are now thoroughly checked for their right to work in the UK 16 November 2016

Textile recycler urges vigilance over foreign worker checks

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 ...

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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 ...

A significant amount of used carpets and mattresses in the UK are still ending up in landfill, with few local authorities willing to segregate and recycle the material. This was the message from panellists at the third session of ...

With just over a week to go until the National Textiles Recycling Conference 2016, the event promises to deliver a packed programme of industry speakers from global retailers to local authorities. ...

EXCLUSIVE: A prototype machine designed to recover pocket springs from mattresses has been unveiled by The Furniture Recycling Group in a bid to automate and speed up the recycling process. The system, which is already in ...

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