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Navigating the Complexities of Combined Materials Recycling

An ITMAconnect exclusive, the upcoming webinar on Sustainability and Circularity is the fourth of the five-part Innovator Xchange virtual edition.

27th March 2024

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Singapore

Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable

ITMA, the world’s largest international textile and garment technology exhibition, is staging a series of webinars on its ITMAconnect online sourcing platform and knowledge hub. Called the Innovator Xchange Virtual Edition, the series features five webinars held between January and April 2024 – exclusively for ITMAconnect users.

Each webinar focuses on the latest industry developments, drawing reference from the Innovator Xchange discussions held during ITMA 2023 in Milan. Through panel discussions, industry experts will share their insights and engage participants with questions and answers.

The fourth webinar in the series is:

‘Navigating the Complexities of Combined Materials Recycling’

Date & Time: 4 Apr 2024, from 10.00am - 10.45am CEST.

The contemporary landscape of waste management presents a significant challenge in detecting and recycling combined materials. These materials, often composed of diverse components, have surged in demand due to their multifunctional properties. However, their intricate composition poses numerous obstacles in identifying and processing them for recycling. This has led to an urgent call for innovative solutions, new collaborations, and  greater education on design for and from recycling to enhance sustainable waste management practices.

Panel Discussion Highlights:

- The biggest challenges for combined materials recycling and the impact they have on the environment and industry.

- Commercially viable solutions available in the market and

- Innovations that will boost recyclability


- Ms Karla Magruder

Founder and President

Accelerating Circularity

Panel Members

- Ms Annabelle Georgina Hutter

Managing Director

Saentis Textiles Pte Ltd


- Dr Alan Hudd

Founder and CEO

Alchemie Technology Ltd


- Mr Jean-François Gryspeert

Sales & Business Developer

Valvan NV


-Mr Toby Moss

Business Development Director

Worn Again Technologies (EuRIC Partner)


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