CREATE Research Team Meets UNIDO with an Aim to Join Forces to Formulate Textile Circular Economy Policy Recommendations for Bangladesh.

On 13th February 2024, CREATE research team has met United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Dhaka, to share insights on the preliminary findings of CREATE in relation to circular economy transitions in Bangladesh’s apparel industry, funded by DANIDA. CREATE team was led by Dr. Mohammad B. Rana, Project Leader, from Aalborg University Business School (AAUBS),…

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‘CREATE’ team visits TEAM Group at Savar, Dhaka

The ‘CREATE’ team had a visit to 4A Yarn Dyeing Ltd., A Concern of TEAM GROUP on 8th August 2023. The factory of this 100% export oriented outwear manufacturing company is located in Kaicha Bari, Baipal, DEPZ Area, Savar, Dhaka. The visit was led by the CREATE project leader, Dr. Mohammad B. Rana, Associate Professor…

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CREATE project team visited CYCLO Textile Waste Recycling Factory

After visiting the TEAM Group factory in Savar in the morning on 8th August 2023, CREATE Project team visited the CYCLO Factory located in Valuka, Mymensingh on the same date.  CYCLO is a world-class recycling plant started its journey in 2009 by a Bangladeshi origin American businessman Mr. Mustafain Munir, Founder and Director of CYCLO.…

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CREATE visits DBL Group: A Pathfinder in Apparel Circularity Transition in Bangladesh

CREATE team embarked on a field visit to various locations including the garment factories, recycling facilities, textile waste clusters, and textile-waste reuse and recycling establishments. However, visit to DBL Group’s recycling plant, textile recycling labs, and associated factories provided a sense of understanding to CREATE team that how a supplier can become a pathfinder for…

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CREATE Team Visits Konabari Jhoot Cluster in Bangaldesh

On 6th August 2023, CREATE Team spent almost half-day at Konabari textile waste cluster (Jhoot Cluster) to understand the informality in waste-handling, waste transactions and reuse. The visit to Konabari Jhoot Cluster helped understand the tacit dynamics associated with the Jhoot transactions and reuse, provided us with invaluable insights into the working condition of textile…

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5 ECTS PhD Course organized by CREATE-Research Project titled “Sustainability and Circular Economy in a Methodological Perspective.”

CREATE Project organized a 5-ECTS PhD course titled “Sustainability and Circular Economy in a Methodological Perspective“, which is offered to Bangladeshi PhD students either enrolled in Bangladeshi public universities or Danish Universities under DANIDA fellowship. The course is approved by the PhD School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Aalborg University, and arranged by CREATE…

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Workshops and Field Visits Organized by CREATE in January 2023

Series of Workshops were organized at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka, in connection with the CREATE Research project’s work-packages and research design, field visits and data collection plan. Workshops discussed the concepts of circular Economy and their applications in apparel industry and the research designs. The aim of the workshops was to do…

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Global Stakeholder Meeting of ‘Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry’ (CREATE) Project, funded by DANIDA.

  2nd Global stakeholders’ meeting of CREATE project was held on Tuesday, June 3, 2023, presided over by project leader Dr. Mohammad B. Rana, Associate professor at Aalborg University Business School. The meeting began with a short presentation by Dr. Rana on circular economy (CE) mapping in Bangladesh. His presentation illustrated the condition of global textile…

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