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Value chain map of circular textile in Europe

The meaning of value chains is significant in enabling the circular economy of textiles. The Telavalue-project has reflected on future circular textile value chains and investigated what kind of......

News from the ecological fashion stores in Turku

Picture: Suvi-Tuuli KankaanpääThe market for second hand clothes and ecological fashion in the Turku area has been growing extensively. Those who are looking for ecological clothes have plenty of......

Real cost of a garment

What does the price of the clothes consist of? Why can a similar shirt cost more in one store and considerably less in another? Consumers have a great responsibility and the opportunity to influence......

Social impacts of textile industry from the perspective of novel business models

During the Telavalue project (2022-2024), both social and environmental impacts of textile industry will be looked into. Social impacts include e.g. employees' well-being, fair pay, discrimination and......

Solutions against biodiversity loss and the climate crisis may change our current ownership models

Borrowing and renting instead of owning can free you from the need to storage and maintenance of goods. For companies, the product as a service model brings new value and environmental benefits......

Study trip to Netherlands boosted confidence in our work

The research team of the Telavalue project of Turku University of Applied Sciences went on a study trip to the world's leading circular economy hub in the Netherlands in May 2022. The purpose of the......