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Paving the Way to 2025

Using separate collection in 2025 as a catalyst to build the lowest cost and highest value carbon neutral textile management system possible by the end of this decade


Active, accepting new partners in Estonia and the Netherlands

Who can join

Local governments, ministries, textile collectors and sorters, waste managers and organisations supporting these entities



  • Define textile collection infrastructure needs and metrics

  • Improve publicly available data and transparency for citizens

  • Increase textile reuse and recycling while decreasing handling costs and carbon footprint



  • Identify issues with available data​

  • Baseline the current post-consumer textile management system

  • Trace materials flows from point of collection to end point on a quarterly basis

  • Analyse data and identify trends, metrics and practices​

  • Define and implement guidelines and best practices for textile management​

  • Communicate with citizens

  • Work together in monthly team sessions



  • Data-driven collection systems are more effective​

  • Collaboration across multiple regions provides broader insights

  • Transparency for citizens improves participation in collection systems

  • TEXroad uses data as evidence to highlight local textile management needs at the national level on behalf of municipalities and their partners

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