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Published on Friday, 06 February 2015

Barcodes may benefit textile recycling

Written by Stacey Dove

BANBURY – With a great challenge for re-possessors of discarded clothing and textiles being their effective sorting, a study commissioned by WRAP to evaluate the use of technology in sorting end-of-life textiles has concluded that a 2D barcode, which carries information about the garment, could increase the volume of clothing and household textiles that are re-processed or recycled in a financially viable way.


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