WasteExpo Together Online Conference Session

Thursday, September 17, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  |  Session B

 

Option 2: Textile Recovery: From Reuse, Renewal and Recommerce to Recycling

 

Textile waste has experienced unprecedented growth over the past 20 years. It is now the fastest-growing material category in the municipal solid waste stream, having increased 78 percent by weight since 2000. This session discusses the nature and impacts of that growth, posits a systems-view on solutions and explores emerging business models aimed at extending the value life of a garment and advancing fiber-to-fiber recycling.

 

Speakers:

Nicole Bassett, Co-founder, The Renewal Workshop

Peter Majeranowski, President & Co-Founder, Tyton BioSciences

Hilde van Duijn, Project Manager, Fibersort Interreg NWE Project

Rachel Kibbe, Director of Circularity, Retriever and Founder, National Recycling Consortium for Fashion

 

Moderated by:

Marisa Adler, Senior Consultant, RRS