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Pilots projects to test textiles survival bags in UK
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Sep '12
Local authorities and their partners are being invited to pitch to take part in a series of pilots to test the effectiveness of textiles ‘survival’ bags.

Recent research by Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) showed that if textiles are collected loose in bins or in bags along with other recyclable materials, they are often contaminated so badly that the items cannot be re-used or recycled.
 
WRAP now wants to run a small number of pilot projects to see if ‘survival bags’ can protect textiles during the collection and sorting process. WRAP has issued a call for ‘expressions of interest’ from local authorities and their partners who may wish to take part, with an October 8 deadline for submissions.

Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

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