Wieland Textiles B.V. sorts and exports used (post consumer) clothing. We are specialized in sorting clothing collected in the Netherlands. Together with the KICI foundation we do this in a sustainable way. We try to be as transparent as possible in order to take full responsibility for the process of recycling post-consumer material.
Wieland Textiles is sorting post consumer textile waste, mainly clothing. In the present situation the textiles are manually sorted on wearable and non-wearable textiles. The wearable textiles are sold to second hand shops or to exporters who transport the clothing to 2nd and 3rd world countries.
The non-wearable textiles are manually sorted in a number of fraction for a number of purposes. Bed linen can be cut into wiping cloths and wool and acryl can be used in the blanket industry.
By sorting the non-wearable textiles on chemical composition and colour it is expected that the value of these textiles will be much higher. The Jeans for Jeans project has shown the potential of a sorted jeans fraction, and the extra price that can be obtained for such a fraction. Other interesting fractions might include dress-shirts, T-shirts and bed linen (100 % cotton, large fraction of white fibres), pullovers (wool/acryl mixtures), trousers (polyester /cotton and polyester/wool blends), …
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