Recycling of textiles – easily said, difficult to do. Why is that so? What is fact – what is fiction?
Recycling of products such as textiles is a complex matter and therfore one has to see the full value chain of production and their material and waste streams. This discourse will give an inside overview on different approaches of potential waste streams, raw-material sources and processes, feasibilities and barriers, pros and cons as well as future prospective in recycling of textiles based on the daily live experience of a filament yarn producer.