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Close the Loop - Guide for a circular fashion industry

Textile and clothing Wholesale and retail
best practices
Target group:
All types of companies and organisations
Materials Waste
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Close the Loop is a tool that guides fashion entrepreneurs through the basics of a more sustainable and circular way of working.

For each phase of a fashion product lifecycle (resources, design, production, retail, consumption, end of life), the tool formulates five resource-efficient strategies that businesses can implement. The guide encourages users to select a few strategies that are workable for their particular business and offers practical information referring to existing platforms, research already done, as well as organisations making an important contribution to the circular economy.

The tool is highly developed and elaborated, with five main strategies, and 36 sub-strategies, 360+ cases, 80+ practical tips and tricks.