SAN FRANCISCO – Research and consultancy firm, the Cleantech Group, has announced a ‘50 to watch’ list of innovators from across industry, the technologies of which are said to represent impactful solutions to the environment’s most pressing issues.
Amongst those championed are Australian recycling company BlockTexx and Finnish fibre firm Infinited Fiber. The report’s author says the duo, amongst others, leverage solutions capable of transforming how industry consumes and, at present, disposes of apparel.
“For too long we have identified waste as waste, and only realised its value in collection and removal. It’s time for us to drive innovation in textile waste recovery,” said BlockTexx co-founder Graham Ross.