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From Textile Waste Management to Textile Values Measurement
Textiles are known to have a disproportionately high carbon impact, making improvement in this area a meaningful way to contribute to the larger state targets on emissions reductions.
Retails Biggest Disruption Since GFC
During the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, local businesses reported a fifty-six per cent (56%) drop in online sales and a gargantuan eighty-seven per cent (87%) drop from in-store sales.
Spinning Around: Fashion Rental Services in a Circular Economy
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 Historically it has been in operation for centuries, today, it is outdated.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.
Drumroll Please > Announcing our 2020 Committee Members
Announcing ACTA’s 2020 Committee Members. With great anticipation it’s time we share our exceptional new Committee as they support and eagerly guide ACTA towards a prosperous future in supporting industry.
ACTA COVID-19 – Press release
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, and the stress it has placed on textile supply chains across all sectors, ACTA is holding the active pursuit of new members in industry.
Why the industry needs to be aware of the rise 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.