Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry


Create Project

CREATE receives 12 million Danish Kroner grant (equivalent to 17 Crore BDT) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA) which Associate Professor Mohammad B. Rana from Aalborg University Business School, Denmark, leads that collaborates with Copenhagen Business School, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (as local coordinator), Dhaka University, Institute of Business Administration (DU), Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Danish Fashion and Textile (DM&T), Global Fashion Agenda Copenhagen, Access2Innovation Denmark, SOAS University of London, Manchester Fashion Institute and  Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and Ethical Trading Initiative, UK.



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

June 19, 2023

  2nd Global stakeholders’ meeting of CREATE project was held on Tuesday, June 3, 2023, presided over by project leader Dr.…

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Circular Economy (CREATE) in Apparel Industry Kicked-Off in the Air

October 26, 2022

The official opening ceremony of the “Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry (CREATE)” project was held on the 6th October 2022 from…

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‘Pre-Consumer Textile Waste Recycling with No GHG Emission’

April 19, 2024

This is Baliadanghi in Thakurgaon district, a small village in the northern edges of Bangladesh. There are around 20 or so cottage factories in this village, where people of both genders from all walks of life stand and work with pit looms in their own houses, making doormats using textile waste. Day in and day out, they juggle their time between loom work and household chores, maintaining their livelihoods and their responsibilities to their families.

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