Friday, 30 October 2015
The conference, held on 28 October in Brussels by the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing, welcomed some 130 participants from 20 European countries. Keynote speakers from industry, international organisations and leading consulting firms confirmed the strongly growing role that all aspects of sustainability play in today’s textiles and clothing business.
RESYNTEX was featured at one of the sessions. Pailak Mzikian (middle right) from SOEX GROUP presented the situation of post-consumer textile recycling in Europe and new technologies developed by the RESYNTEX project. Other specialised sessions on material sustainability, resource efficient production and new consumer-integrated business models showcased the latest technologies and industry pilots in areas like textile recycling, EU natural fibre utilisation, water and energy-saving or customisation and supply chain transparency.
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