Business from circular economy of textiles

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Telaketju is a cooperation network that forwards textile recycling. The aim is to develop the collection, sorting out and refining processes of end-of-life textiles. Moreover, the network enables the development of business models related to discussed circular economy. In Telaketju, a national ecosystem of knowledge is being advanced, building a platform for the creation of new and strong industry with multidisciplinary collaboration.

The Telavalue project started in Spring 2022. It is directly linked to earlier Telaketju projects. The vision of Telavalue is to solve sustainability and waste problems related to current textile system through circular economy. Telavalue is Business Finland Co-Innovation project which consists of the public research project and six company projects. 



News from Telavalue project

Telavalue project has been progressing fast within 2023. We have been updating our actor map based on feedback and suggestions obtained from stakeholders. Work focusing on impact evaluation of value......

The economic aspects of new circular economy business models have been studied only a little

As a part of Telavalue project, it was investigated how much there is literature regarding circular economy and it’s financial aspect. According to Sitra, there are five circular economy business......

Researcher exchange and cooperation around the new business models for circular economy

I went on a researcher exchange to the University of Borås, to the Swedish School of Textiles, in Sweden in May 2023. The trip was a part of the research activities of our Business Finland project......