Worn Again Technologies’ positive impact recognised by the Conscious Fashion Campaign

Worn Again Technologies will be part of the Conscious Fashion Campaign billboard showcase in Times Square during the upcoming New York Fashion Week.
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Worn Again Technologies will be part of the Conscious Fashion Campaign billboard showcase in Times Square during the upcoming New York Fashion Week.

Cyndi Rhoades, Founder of Worn Again Technologies, has been named as one of the honorees of the Conscious Fashion Campaign: New York, an initiative of the Fashion Impact Fund in collaboration with the United Nations (UN) Office for Partnerships and the PVBLIC Foundation.

This achievement further emphasizes the company’s role in textile recycling technology and its support for the sustainable fashion industry using advanced polymer processing technologies.

The Conscious Fashion Campaign spotlights fashion-focused female entrepreneurs that are leading the industry towards an inclusive and responsible future with their businesses. The initiative aims to enhance their global visibility to educate, inform and inspire communities.

Cyndi Rhoades, Founder of Worn Again Technologies.Cyndi Rhoades, Founder of Worn Again Technologies, was selected as one of top ten most influential social entrepreneurs that will appear on the iconic seven-story-high Nasdaq billboard during New York Fashion Week in February 2022. This is in recognition of Cyndi and the company’s continued commitment to driving social and environmental changes in the industry. More precisely, this recycling technology company is developing a holistic framework for a circular economy of textiles, where fiber blends are given a second life as high-quality, virgin-like materials.

Commenting on Cyndi’s nomination, Erik Koep, CEO of Worn Again Technologies, said: 

“I am thrilled that our company has been acknowledged for its positive impact in the fashion industry and that Cyndi has been chosen as an honoree of the Conscious Fashion Campaign: New York. It has been an incredible journey since the foundation of Worn Again Technologies in 2005. We have continued to grow while turning our vision for textile recycling into a reality. I am grateful to work with a fantastic team of highly specialized partners, such as Sulzer Chemtech, Oerlikon Textile and H&M Group, that have brought us to this moment today. I am excited for Cyndi and for Worn Again’s bright future as we work towards realizing circularity in the fashion and textile industry.”

Torsten Wintergerste, Chairman of Worn Again Technologies, added: 

“I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Cyndi for being selected as one of the top ten female entrepreneurs by the Conscious Fashion Campaign. This recognizes her passion and dedication to creating a more sustainable fashion industry and will inspire the next generation of talent to build circular economy. It is always inspiring to be with her.”

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