Australasia’s first collaborative industry association to offer and facilitate complete circularity for the fashion and textile industry.
Making it Easy
Join ACTA and gain access to Australia’s first nation-wide textile take-back scheme.
Making a Difference
Play an active role in delivering ground-breaking strategies to fully realise the circular textile model.
Benefit from advocacy programs driving legislative change and promote common standards.
Announcing ACTA’s official Position Paper & 2030 Strategy Release
A Circular Economy for Textiles and Apparel
ACTA 2030 Strategy: A Common Thread
ACTA will provide you with the tools and expertise to transform the way you manage sustainable solutions for your business.
Close the loop between retailers, recyclers, the charity sector and government. ACTA provides a seamless touch point for the circular management of texttiles in Australia.
ACTA promotes and funds and emerging technologies to forward our over-arching vision.
ACTA enables brands to access sustainable practice and advance the standard of clothing recycling overall, reducing the impact of textile waste on the environment.
ACTA supports members to build ground breaking sustainability programs within their organisations, meeting and exceeding optimum product stewardship standards.
ACTA up-skills organisations, industry and consumers, driving the pace of change with a pioneering toolkit.
ACTA champions and drives legislative change to support the interests of our members, upgrading industry benchmarks and national standards.
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Responsible Practice + Sustainable Fabrics = Amazing Potential
Fortunately for us, Good On You is spreading the word on how consumer’s can make better choices for purchasing ethically produced fashion – and most importantly still look super chic!
Top tips on consciously managing your wardrobe sustainably.
Did you catch the super successful ‘War on Waste’ series in 2017? Remember the enormous pile of clothes dumped in Sydney’s CBD?
Circular Fashion Spins its Way to Australia.
A national clothing take-back scheme in a country of around 25 million people would help to avoid disruption to the fashion industry caused by mandatory regulations, according to founder of the Australasian Circular Textile Association, Camille Reed.
Launching the Australasian Circular Textile Association – aka ACTA
Traditionally, the textile industry operates on a linear system. Historically it has been in operation for centuries, today, it is outdated. As we turn toward circularity and a zero-waste system the linear model is fast becoming irrelevant.