Reusing viscose in new swedish process
At KTH, Royal Institiute of Technology (Sweden) they have developed a unique process of reusing viscose fibers in textiles. The raw material is recycled clothes of cotton and viscose that are shredded and dissolved and made into new viscose threads. The company Re: newcell is establishing a test production facility, which should be up and running in 2014. Afterwards they want to build a bigger industrial facility where they can process used clothes from all the Scandinavian countries. Ikea, H&M and Lindex have been interested in this start up.
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