INTRODUCING the world's first circular design system for textiles; starting with STSC. Sustainable Textile Supply Chain to wholesale service - through to our Circular Textile Waste Service - a zero waste, resource recovery service to divert commercial textile waste and unwearable clothing and homewares through 16 circular streams.
At its centre, our focus is to
As a commitment to change we request our clients sign the industry specific recommendations set by the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action.
... collects and safely repurposes non-renewable textiles including unwearable clothing and commercial textile waste to mitigate additional carbon emissions caused by both landfill and when shipped overseas. We reduce landfill pollution plus capture the plastic microfibres found in most fabrics and safely repurpose to ensure they are no longer recycled back into the fashion supply chain.
We ensure the valuable resources stay in Australia to foster local circular economy industries and manufacturing plus provide employment and training opportunities especially for Australian disability enterprises.
Our circular streams will reuse, redesign, recycle and repurpose textiles into safe high quality products. We offer zero textile waste solutions to councils, businesses and companies - from corporate and fashion deadstock, remnants to banners through to collection or drop-off solutions for a household council collection service.
We can accept a minimum of 120kg (estimated size of large Clothing Bin or mega bin). Clients include council's and communities, commercial operators plus corporate and fashion labels for both deadstock and Take-Back Services.
Offer your customers, residents and community a circular textile waste service to keep commercial and domestic textile waste out of landfill and become
Zero Textile Waste Certified.
Individuals are encouraged to share our service information with your local council, fashion label, corporation or waste depot so we can create local circular economy supply chains.
We welcome Mosman Council as our first Council to offer residents the Circular Textile Waste Service with the support of NSW EPA. See details on this service.
Our circular design journey starts by wholesaling 500+ true sustainable textiles.
We offer low MOQs through to large bulk production of textiles including GOTS Organic Peace Silk, banana and organic cotton, vegan wool, FSC Bio rubber for swimwear, linen, GOTS organic cotton, nettle, hemp plus FSC Certified and closed loop wood pulp textiles TENCEL™ Modal, TENCEL™, EcoVero™, TENCEL™ Luxe and the latest TENCEL™ + REFIBRA™
Councils and communities, corporations and fashion labels can deliver or we collect all unwearable clothing and linen that is no longer useful - including the difficult mixed synthetic blends, socks, undies and bras. Our "unwearable" streams take the clothing and waste that's normally put in the garbage.
Our Disability Enterprises partners sort, dismantle, collect data & re-bale the textile waste ready to divert through our 15 local circular streams to grow the Australian circular economy industry.
The CTWS Stream #2 is for denim.
Denim is a very durable product that has used a lot of natural resources to make therefore the CTWS's Circular Denim stream collects all denim; the good, the bad & the ugly.
We weigh, sort and divert to fashion designers and charities. In 2021 TAFE Sydney will run two Circular Denim courses teaching students to redesign. All scraps, rivets and zippers are reused or repurposed.
Corporations, garment producers and fashion labels may have textile waste such as workwear, off-cuts, remnants and deadstock plus wish to offer customers a Take-back Service.
It is sorted & processed through our various Australian circular streams according to the material type and may require dismantling.
We provide destruction certificates to ensure IP protection. Circular streams are available throughout Australia following a waste Assessment.
CIRCULAR PPE offers made-to-order non-surgical isolation gowns and scrubs made from new and unused textiles plus virgin sustainable textiles.
Used garments can be taken and repurposed through the CTWS to ensure we send zero textile waste to landfill.
@circularschools is an initiative with Watson, aged 11, where he and his Mum Alison go to local schools to educate on the circular economy.
We also encourage school P&Cs to purchase wholesale Guppyfriend Washing Bags to re-sell for fundraising and capture the plastic microfibres that are shed when school uniforms are washed.
Empowering the fashion & garment industry to support the #positivefashion Movement & offset carbon emissions from manufacturing & shipping. Invest in 3 key sequestration industries: Australian seaweed, soil & biodiverse native trees
+ take the #positivefashion CHALLENGE to offset your whole wardrobe for $2.10/garment
The Circular Textile Waste Service is a NSW Environment Protection Authority, Waste Less Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.
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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the country on which we live on today, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty has never been ceded. It always was and always will be, Aboriginal land. We recognise the past atrocities against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this land and that Australia was founded on the genocide and dispossession of First Nations people.
THE CIRCULAR TEXTILE WASTE SERVICE IS A
WASTE LESS RECYCLE MORE INITIATIVE FUNDED FROM THE WASTE LEVY
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