The Nordic textile commitment

A proposal of a common quality requirement system for textile collection, sorting, reuse and recycling

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This final report provides an overview of bioresources in the West Nordic region focusing on Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland, their utilisation and future opportunities based on green growth. The report provides good basis for strategic identification of beneficial projects in the region.



Key messages

The Nordic textile reuse and recycling commitment aims to engage stakeholders in committing to common goals of reducing the environmental impact from textile consumption and increasing the competitiveness of the Nordic region. It provides a third party certified system for legitimate sustainable collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles by the participating actors.


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