Texfash.com – Interview with ACT

 

We never wanted to copy-paste a European collection and recycling model!

 

Nairobi-headquartered Africa Collect Textiles (ACT) is run by ordinary people with extraordinary ideas on how to divert textiles from landfills. No one believed recycling clothes would work in a country where a sizeable proportion of people wears secondhand clothes from abroad. Founder Elmar Stroomer tells us why and how it does.

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Greenpeace – Poisened Gifts

Check this report on the darkside of mitumba from Greenpeace! If you are interested in fashion, wonder how circular this industry is, or want to