Craft entrepreneurship Projects Tecofash

Recycled wool: how is it made, and what is it worth? A study trip to Italy

In 2023, partners of the Tecofash project, including our association, visited Prato (Tuscany, Italy), a city renowned for its long-standing tradition and specialisation in wool recycling. Similarly to Łódz in Poland, Prato’s growth has been built on the textile industry, and to this day, the city has a dedicated textile district and a wonderful textile museum, the Museo del Tessuto. During our short stay, we paid a visit to a post-consumer cloth sorting facility, a wool mill, and Rifò, a local fashion company based on the circular model. The study…

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