Cotton in numbers

As most-used textile fiber worldwide, the production of 24 billion KG cotton per year is responsible for:
10% of total CO2 emissions
25% of total use of insecticides
10% of total use of pesticides
8.000 liters of water used per KG on average Read more
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Boer Group is an international textile recycling organization with companies for collecting and sorting used textiles and shoes. Our companies grade textiles in approximately 350 types spread across 3-5 qualities. After this extensive grading process each piece finds its way to distributors and recycling companies.

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The industry for the production of textile fibers is one of the most polluting industries in the world. It is also an important one when you consider that we consume about 13 kg textiles per capita per year in the western countries. This number doesn’t include only clothes, but also i.a. bed linen and interior for houses and cars.

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Boer Group Recycling Solutions was founded in 2015 by Boer Group to support research projects for innovative textile recycling methods. Our goal is to be able to recycle all textile waste for 100% and to develop enhanced recycling methods. This website keeps you up to date on our current projects and the latest news from the industry!

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