International seminar: Towards circular economy of textiles


Save the date: September 18th, 2018!

Up to 150 textile recycling and circular economy professionals and experts are expected to gather together in Helsinki area this September to discuss the latest achievements and research results which will support the closed-loop textile recycling ecosystem to come true.

During the day, we will get a view about the roadmap for recycled textiles in Finland, and what’s happening meanwhile in Europe. Sirpa Pietikäinen, Finnish member of the European Parliament will open her views about textile recycling and companies involved in Telaketju network will tell their latest news. The results from research organisations concerning for example collecting the end-of-life textiles, identification the materials and sorting of them and what’s been piloted in Telaketju-projects during the first two years.

Program will be updated here. The seminar would be an excellent place to network and share information with experts of recycling and circular economy in industry, business and in research, and meet the key persons in companies participating Telaketju network, as well as those parties planning to join in.

The seminar Towards Circular Economy of Textiles will take place this September 18, in Espoo, Finland. Registration is already open Register now.

Venue: Hanaholmen – Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre
Hanasaarenranta 5, FI-02100 Espoo, Finland


The seminar is free, but if you need to cancel you participation, please notify by email to by 11.9.2018. Otherwise we will charge as arrangement costs 100 € (+ VAT 24 %)