A new circular economy concept: from textile waste towards chemical and textile industries feedstock

RESYNTEX aims at designing, developing and demonstrating new high environmental impact industrial symbiosis between the unwearable blends and pure components of textile waste and the chemical and textile industries.

Quantis will evaluate the environmental and cost performance of the investigated novel textile recycling value chain by means of life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle costing (LCC).

Timeline: 2015-2018 (42 months)

Coordinator: SOEX Textil-Vermaktungs

Topic: WASTE-1-2014 Moving towards a circular economy through industrial symbiosis

Key industrial partners: SOEX, Arkema, Dettin, Tekstina, FeyeCon, Biochemtex, Prospex Institute, EURATEX