Scaling textile recycling in Europe—turning waste into value

This McKinsey report establishes the opportunity at stake for textile circularity and highlights actions required to capture it. Fiber-to-fiber recycling at scale can help address Europe’s waste problem by turning waste into value. The European apparel and textile industry can start expanding the required infrastructure for collection, sorting, and closed-loop recycling today.

This report is meant to be a foundation for further research and collaboration to establish textile recycling at scale in Europe.