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. 



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......

Swimwear and underwear from marine plastic waste – good or bad?

Increasingly, companies are looking to use recycled materials in their production. Since clothing made of plastic consumes nature's non-renewable resources, the textile industry is trying to solve the......

Greetings from Telavalue project

Telaketju's third Telavalue project funded by Business Finland passed the halfway point in early February. The research work is progressing at a fast pace and also the experimental work regarding......