World Circular Textiles Day, which takes place every year on 8th October, is designed to celebrate our efforts to actively work towards a circular textiles future.
This year, PCIAW® launched the Circular Textiles for a Sustainable Future Report, a first-of-its-kind industry report that educates us on the current and emerging recycling technologies, offering outstanding cases studies from world-leading companies and textile institutes within the professional clothing industry:
Project Plan B, Stuff4Life, wear2wear™, Lenzing, W. L. Gore, Worn Again Technologies, Denim X, Teesside University, University of Leeds, INVISTA CORDURA® Brand, Sympatex Technologies, Avena Environmental, APT Fabrics & Decontex.
This year’s PCIAW® Summit is spotlighting sustainability by featuring expert insights on revolutionary innovations in textiles and recycling, set to radically transform the supply chain and facilitate a closed-loop, circular economy.
An expert lineup
Our impressive network of speakers includes His Excellency, Nabil Ben Khedher, Tunisian Ambassador to Great Britain, Jonas Andersson, GORE-TEX Fabrics Division, Workwear Business Unit, Paul Bryce, Vice President, Ansell, Adam Mansell, CEO of UKFT, César Araújo, PCIAW® Board Director, CEO of Calvelex, President of ANIVEC, and Tim Cross, Partner and Managing Director at Project Plan B, Peter Belk, Campaign Director – Circular Economy, Business in the Community, Michael Lock, VP of Global Software Sales at Gerber Technology, a Lectra company, Lara Mazzoni, Founder & CEO, Bodi Me.