A Nordic textile strategy

Part II: A proposal for increased collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles

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Based on the results, a specific action plan has been formed consisting of four main actions; 1. Create a West Nordic Bioeconomy panel, 2. Establish an interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence (CoE) for the West Nordic region, 3. Arctic bioeconomy II – Project focusing on opportunities in biotechnology and 4. Program focusing on “The Blue Bioeconomy”.




This is the second report in the project A Nordic strategy for collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles. The first report is published titled Towards a Nordic textile strategy: Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles, TemaNord 2014:538 giving background information to the project. This project is one of three projects to increase the reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers and proposed by the Nordic Waste group. All three projects are part of the Nordic Prime Minister’s inititiave, The Nordic Region – leading in green growth, which identifies eight priorities aimed at increasing green growth in the region. The other textile projects are: The Nordic reuse and recycling commitment and An extended producer responsibility (EPR) system and new busin


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