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

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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Paper Development Workshop at AUST under CREATE Research Project

CREATE management committee has organized a paper development workshop on 18th February 2024 at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. The day-long workshop was conducted by Dr. Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem, Fellow at Manchester Fashion Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, at the Vice Chancellor’s Conference room at AUST. The workshop aimed to develop further ideas…

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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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