Get your Tickets here! WASEC invites you to a panel, Q&A and networking afternoon where you will hear from WA social enterprises who are kicking goals in the circular economy & sustainability space. Listen to start-up stories, pick-apart greenwashing, identify barriers and opportunities in the sector, meet like-minded people and gain tools and resources to help you embed sustainable practices into […]
A community event like no other, Good Sammy has handpicked the best fashion and accessories so you can experience the most stylish slow-fashion market Perth has ever seen! More than just a shopping event, you’ll be surrounded by inspiring like-minded people, businesses and artists who also believe in sustainable and ethical fashion. Loop will be […]
As featured on: Closing the loop with upcycled banner mesh How can banner mesh provide sustainable employment opportunities? When it’s upcycled from a METRONET project of course! METRONET is proud to partner with WA-based company Loop Upcycling, Australia’s first corporate upcycling company, to repurpose banner mesh and provide employment, training and constant upskilling opportunities for people […]
As Featured on: Turning trash into treasure: giving a second life to corporate textile waste – Mining Magazine As the mining industry works to become more sustainable to meet environment, social and governance goals (ESG), one strategy that can be implemented is the circular economy – a concept that looks to eliminate waste and pollution by […]
A Perth company, Loop Upcycing, is helping to fight Australia’s textile waste problem by giving workwear a second life whilst helping refugees gain employment.
In a world of fast fashion, Australia’s first upcycling company say they would “love to have zero waste” as they continue to build a circular economy for textiles in the country. Perth-based entrepreneur Dwayne Rowland founded Loop Upcycling in 2017 with a goal to minimise corporate textile waste while providing employment opportunities for people living […]
For the past few weeks, more than a dozen women of all ages and backgrounds have come together to participate in a project that is breaking down barriers to employment. Held at MercyCare’s office in one of WA’s most diverse suburbs, the upcycling project has helped refugee and asylum seeker women gain necessary training and […]
Clough is proud to announce that is has signed a partnership agreement with Loop Upcycling (Loop) to reduce textile waste from all its projects in Australia. Clough CEO and Managing Director, Peter Bennett, said: “We are committed to making a positive impact to the communities in which we work and live and this partnership with […]
Australia is the second highest consumer of textiles in the world, only trailing the United States, with approximately 80 percent of unwanted textiles ending up in landfills each year.
Virgin Australia is recycling their cabin crew uniforms into teddy bears for charity. SURPRISING FACT: Every month Virgin Australia throws away 1.2 tonnes of crew uniforms. That’s the equivalent weight of one polar bear or a small car or two average sized horses. So what happens to the used items of clothing? In a new […]