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.
We’re developing the largest textile waste data set in Australia.
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ACTA is collecting textile waste flows for the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. We’re excited to invite you to participate, and you will be helping to build a dataset to inform future waste policies and strategies.
Announcing ACTA’s official Position Paper & 2030 Strategy Document
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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Moving with the times: From ACFC to ACTA
Having led the national discussion around circular textile recovery over several years, the method and approach of the ACFC and ACTA have evolved to reflect the current need for action
Fashion Industry Needs to be Aware of the Conscious Consumer
A new disruptive frontier sweeps retail. One equally as ubiquitous to modern slavery. The buzzword sustainability has become synonymous with fashion.
Luxury Goods Deep Buried – Not Sold or Recycled
It begs the obvious question, how do luxury brands stay elusive and desirable, even when they’re not selling product? The poor sales tracking in retail and consumer markets has been prevalent for a number of years.