Semi Finalist 18: mela wear can close the loop for cotton textiles
Summary of the idea:
The vision is to take a more holistic approach to quality in the cotton textile supply chain. Therefore, they want to create a closed loop for cotton textiles by making them recyclable and fully biodegradable. Inspired by the concepts of Circular Economy and Cradle to Cradle (C2C) they want to add aspects of material reutilization, renewable energy and water quality to our supply chain. The reutilization of cotton textiles after use instead of new production will safe resources such as land, energy, water, transportation and money; resources that are needed in a world of growing population.