EVENT: Nordic-Baltic Cooperation for Textile Circularity

2020 / 01 / 28

Venue of event:

Museum of Applied Arts and Design (Arsenalo Str. 3A, Vilnius)

Time of event:

2020 / 01 / 28, 9:30-18:30 hours

Join us for an exciting  two-day conference in the framework of the project  Towards Nordic-Baltic circular textile system. The conference will take place in Vilnius on January 28-29.

On January 28, the programme will cover presentations, panel discussions, pitch and matchmaking sessions on industry development and policy matters. Best practices from the Nordic countries will be presented. On the second day, textile-related site visits in Vilnius and its surrounds are planned for half a day.

The event should be of interest for textile collection, reuse and recycling organisations, textile producers, brands and retailers, public authorities and policy makers, industry associations, academia and NGOs from Nordic and Baltic countries. Please register online since the number of participants is limited.

Event partners: SEI Tallinn, Nordic Council of Ministers, Resources for Sustainable Development/ TEXTALE.

Date and time: January 28-29, 9:30-18:30.

Venue: Museum of Applied Arts and Design (Arsenalo Str. 3A, Vilnius)

For download: Agenda

The event will be held in English.

The project Towards Nordic-Baltic circular textile system started in November 2018 and will end in April 2020. The main goals of the project are to map the current landscape of textile wste flows and practices in the Baltic States, enage key stakeholders within the Nordic-Baltic region to discuss the opportunities for sector development and transitioning towards circular economy, and create networking opportunities for building a circulat textile system in the region.