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Communicating Wool's Circularity CLSD

Contributing to AWI's strategy of creating a level playing field between wool and fossil fuel fibre types, this study explored wool's circularity and history of reuse and recycling. These attributes are acknowledged as key to addressing the problem of fast fashion but are largely overlooked by Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) accounting methodology. The Circular Economy is a fast-growing concept in the fashion and textile industry as increasingly more brands, retailers, governments, NGOs and consumers are pushing towards adopting circular thinking into business strategies and this study developed content for communicating this attribute of wool to the broader market.

Project date

1 Jan 2019-30 Apr 2019

Principal investigator

Kjersti Kviseth

Research organisation

2025 Design

Project led by

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool
  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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