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. 



Future Textile Manufacturing – Webinar 16.1.2024

Future Textile Manufacturing -webinar brings together views from the speakers with extensive expertise in both industrial and scientific domains in how to utilize new technologies, such as robotics,......

Environmental impacts of circular textile models – some important factors

Environmentally, circular textile economy makes sense only if the solutions reduce more emissions than generate new ones. When the materials flow between different users, the product life cycles get......

How to evaluate social responsibility of novel business models?

As part of the research on novel circular business models, we looked into the different impacts they may have on for example the environment and people. It other words, what negative or positive......