The chain on sorting and exploitation of textile waste / Tekstiilien lajittelu ja hyödyntämisketju /

Project: Business Finland project

Project Details


TELAKETJU activities aimed for better utilization of textile waste and other discarded textile in Finland by launching simultaneously actions and R&D projects in textile collection and sorting as well as processing and product development. Telaketju Tekes project aims for new business opportunities based on circular economy of textiles.
AcronymTelaketju Tekes
Effective start/end date1/04/1731/01/19

Collaborative partners

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (lead)
  • Turku University of Applied Sciences (Joint applicant)
  • Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Joint applicant)
  • Pure Waste Textiles (Joint applicant)
  • Recci (Joint applicant)
  • Remeo Oy (Joint applicant)
  • Soften Oy (Joint applicant)
  • Touchpoint Oy (Joint applicant)
  • Tramel Oy (Joint applicant)
  • Ari Ilmakunnas Oy (Project partner)
  • Finlayson Oy (Project partner)
  • Infinited Fiber Company Oy (Project partner)
  • Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto Oy (Project partner)
  • MJV-Sähkö Oy (Project partner)
  • Paptic Oy (Project partner)
  • SOL Pesulapalvelut (Project partner)
  • Familon Oy (Project partner)
  • Globe Hope Ltd (Project partner)
  • Suominen Oyj (Project partner)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production