Australians on average throw away 23kg of textiles each year © Chris Gorman/Getty Images
Australians on average throw away 23kg of textiles each year © Chris Gorman/Getty Images

Public procurement 'should promote recycled textiles'

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
18 January 2021

The Australian federal government should develop procurement policies promoting recycled textiles as part of efforts to move towards a circular economy, according to a report.

The report, from the House Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources, said textile waste was a “large and rapidly-growing problem”.

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