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Social Cooperative Humana Nova and how it all started Social Cooperative Humana Nova Čakovec was founded in 2011, within the ESCO project – ‘’education for social entrepreneurship – new possibilities for persons with disabilities’’, led by Autonomni centar - ACT.. The main purpose of the project was to increase the employment of disabled persons in Međimurje County, to promote social inclusion and... More -
Top ten reasons to stop the waste and to recycle textiles Lets enumerate: It is estimated that about 97% of post-consumer textile waste is recyclable. By simply donating all of your used textiles to participating thrift stores, you can help to significantly reduce the burden on our landfills. Over 70% of the world's population uses secondhand clothes, so your old clothes can be used to help people in need. By recycling... More -
Textile recycling information sheet Why bother? It is estimated that more than 1 million tonnes of textiles are thrown away every year, with most of this coming from household sources. Textiles make up about 3% by weight of a household bin. At least 50% of the textiles we throw away are recyclable, however, the proportion of textile wastes reused or recycled annually is only around 25%.  Although... More -
Top 10 things you can do to reduce global warming Burning fossil fuels such as natural gas, coal, oil and gasoline raises the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and carbon dioxide is a major contributor to the greenhouse effect and global warming. You can help to reduce the demand for fossil fuels, which in turn reduces global warming, by using energy more wisely. we suggest 10 simple actions you can... More -
How to Recycle Cloth Nearly half of the textiles thrown away each year are recyclable. Your t-shirts, jeans, fleeces, even shoes and formalwear are recyclable if you're willing to make the effort. Recycling cloth is important because of the benefits to the environment. Additionally, nearly 70 percent of the world uses second-hand clothing, so recycling your old clothes is a significant... More -
Reusing waste textile and clothing products in a way which avoids throwing the items away

 Textiles and clothing opportunities for recycling

 Recycling in the textile and clothing sector can take several forms. The best known method involves the manufacture of a textile or clothing product from recycled consumer waste—such as plastic bottles or waste polyester yarns or fabrics. Other forms involve the reuse of waste textile and clothing products... More -
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