‘Holy grail’: how textile recycling can help slash emissions, pollution and landfill

Adrian Jones and Graham Ross have pioneered a process that takes blended fabrics and reduces them to raw components

Before and after the catwalk, the fashion industry is inherently ugly.

Textiles account for 10% of global carbon emissions. The industry is the world’s second-biggest industrial polluter, behind oil. In Australia, an estimated 3m tonnes of textiles goes into landfill each year.

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‘Holy grail’: how textile recycling can help slash emissions, pollution and landfill