Recycled textile as a secondary raw material in the furniture industry

This project will adress the specific needs and challenges of the furniture industry in regard to use of secondary raw materials. the aim is to demonstrate the possibility to use secondary raw materials in production of furniture details and also to create acceptance for these new raw materials. The project will also investigate the potential of circular material flows within the sector in order to meet the challenges of the future. Consumer awareness in regard to sustainability and recycling is rapidly increasing, making these issues apriority for producers. The project aims to evaluate the use of textile scrap or waste material as a secondary raw material resource within the material categories textile, plastic, Composite and nonwoven.


Project manager
Lisa Schwarz Bour
Swerea IVF AB
Project time
2017-07-06 to 2019-06-15
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