SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published a Consumer Compact article looking at the importance of textile durability in a circular economy.
Only 1% of textiles on the planet are recycled. As we move towards a circular economic model, this needs to change and one of the main ways industry can support this is through making their products more durable.
SGS’s Consumer Compact article looks at how the circular economy will impact textile manufacturing, the issues surrounding recycling and the advantages of producing clothing products that are durable.
Read the original Consumer Compact article, ‘Profitability and textile durability in the circular economy’.
SGS has a worldwide network of over 40 state-of-the-art dedicated softlines laboratories, including 10 in China, specializing in testing of apparel, footwear and home textiles. Their committed multidisciplinary team can conduct a comprehensive range of physical, chemical and functional tests for components, materials and finished products. SGS helps companies ensure quality, performance and compliance with international, industrial, and regulatory standards worldwide. In the end, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS’s Softlines Services.
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