Side session
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Closing the loop in textiles – How to boost a more sustainable and circular textile value chain


The side session will present, discuss and learn from examples of better policies, new business models and other initiatives to help achieve a more sustainable and circular textile value chain. Through an interactive round-table setting, the session will identify recommendations for promoting sustainability and circularity, from both a policy and business perspective, and will highlight the next steps for a systems approach to closing the loop in textiles.

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Ministry of the Environment, UN Environment, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and European Environmental Bureau

Sarianne Tikkanen, Senior Specialist on Circular Economy,, +358-295 250042
Elisa Tonda, Head of Consumption and Production Unit, Economy Division – UN Environment,, +33 (0)1 44 37 19 88

Date and time: Monday 3 June: 9.30-11.00

Venue: Veranda 2, Finlandia Hall

How to register:
Please note that all side sessions are exclusively for WCEF2019 participants.

Deadline for registration: 30 May 2019

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