Worn Again Technologies has developed a regenerative recycling technology for polyester and cotton blended textiles. The process is able to separate, decontaminate and extract polyester and cellulose (from cotton) from non-wearable textiles to go back into production supply chains as part of a continual process. The key principles of the process are to ensure the outputs are cost competitive, comparable in quality to virgin materials, and have a significantly reduced environmental impact compared to conventional production.
Upcycling since 2005
Worn Again began as an upcycling company in 2005, turning end of use textiles into 2nd life products. In 2012, the company became Worn Again Technologies and commenced the development of its cutting edge polymer recycling technology. The company is in the scale up phase of developments, with a pilot plant operational in Redcar, England, supported by strategic investors, including H&M Group and Sulzer.