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The Renewal Workshop takes discarded apparel and textiles to transform the existing linear manufacturing practices into circular ones.

The Renewal Workshop takes discarded apparel and textiles to transform the existing linear manufacturing practices into circular ones.

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Nicole commented on Reusing Resources

Thank you Kate for the feedback!
Here are the answers


'This idea is a social enterprise.

It tackles the problem of textile and apparel waste.

It addresses the problem by : working with those stakeholders who have the biggest problem, the brands and retailers that make apparel and create textile waste. We provide an operational and network solution. Operational because we have a factory that can maintain the value of a product and renew it to be sold again, we are a network solution because we connect brands to the recycling supply chain to ensure that no textiles are sent to landfill again. It intersects prosperity and planet because we are reducing environmental harm as well as creating jobs in a circular economy.

Our plans for the next 3 years are to bring on more brands, thus diverting more textile waste from landfill into useable materials. We will also begin developing closed loop partnerships and solutions for some of the materials that we have collected.