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How to get accurate data about fashion industry impacts?

An article by Alden Wicker on Vox discussed the misinformation problem of fashion industry and how it's bad for the environment. The data we have is wrong, missing or misleading, and it seems we can't make it better. At Reverse Resources we've seen close-up how lack of good data leads to a series of problems. However, the solution may be different from what you'd intuitively think in the first place.
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Bangladesh is getting interested in high-end recycling of its textile waste, transparently

With 400 000 tonnes of production waste available in Bangladesh per year, there is currently almost no recycling industry to use that waste again for high-quality yarn and fabric production. RR has been suggesting strategic steps to move ahead in mapping out the waste and making it appealing for new recycling technologies to see BD as their target market for further investments. It all starts by collaboration and networking around closing the loop and testing out technologies.
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Mapping textile waste from garment production in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt

Inditex, Benetton, Nudie Jeans, Hugo Boss and PVH are just some of the partners in the project launched by UNIDO (UN Industrial Development Organisation) in November 2019. The project Reverse Resources has been selected for, is to carry out a mapping exercise of the textile waste value chain (post-industrial & pre-consume) from 300 factories in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.  The aim is scale up the transition towards a green and circular economy in the region by getting a better understanding of the amounts and types of waste .

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Reverse Resources turns five

Reverse Resources started its journey 5 years ago with merely an idea of what could be done about textile production waste. Little could we imagine the journey and discoveries ahead. And still now, after all these years, it feels like it's just the start of something much bigger. But over the 5 years we've achieved some amazing things, so time to take a quick look back. 
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