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Take a look at our latest articles on recycling in Malaysia
Jul 12, 2022
Top Glove Launched Its 1-year Fabric Recycling Project In Conjunction With Earth Day
Top Glove launched its 1-year Fabric Recycling Project in conjunction with Earth Day on April 2022, collaborating with Life Line Clothing Malaysia Sdn Bhd (LCCM) and Australian Textiles Manufacturing Malaysia Sdn Bhd (ATMM). This project aims to collect textile waste and upcycle them to usable materials. To date, with the support of Top Glove Foundation and Top Glove staff, we have collected a total of 395.55kg of fabrics.
Sep 17, 2022
Nee Soon Council adopt a textiles recycling bin for the community in collaboration with Cloop and Life Line Clothing Singapore
Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng launched a permanent Cloop textiles recycling bin at Block 293 Yishun Ring, to further their recycling commitment within their area and to aid in tackling textiles waste in Singapore.
Sep 21, 2022
Upcycle4Better in collaboration with Taylor's University Fashion Department to support body-positive beauty pageant
Upcycle4Better and Taylor's University Fashion Department support body-positive beauty pageant "Miss Plus World Malaysia 2022" by having fashion students design sustainable gowns designed from discarded textiles originally destined for landfill.
Apr 20, 2022
U4B and Lotus's working together to raise funds for 63 schools
Upcycle4Better tackles sustainability in fashion by partnering with Lotus's for their textiles collection drive in Johor Bahru, to raise funds for 63 different schools under the Lotus's charity program.
Aug 27, 2022
OLD FABRICS UPCYLED AS FUNCTIONAL PRODUCTS
U4B is a community-driven fashion brand that aims to bridge the gap between sustainability and fashion. The company presently has over 30 products made from batik, denim, baju kurung, curtains and tea towels.
Aug 15, 2022
A NEW LIFE FOR OLD SOLES WITH ECOKNIGHTS
This project hopes to create a healthy shoe waste recycling ecosystem, by collecting old shoes to be repurposed into granules that will be used to build environmentally friendly playgrounds or sports surfaces.
Sept 1, 2022
TO INSTALL 75 SHOE RECYCLING BINS
EcoKnights hopes to install 75 shoe recycling bins in more accessible locations, including shopping malls and sports facilities.
Feedback from the public has been encouraging thus far and they’ve almost reached their target of 4,000 shoes.
In fact, several organizations in Perak and Penang have also expressed interest in conducting collection drives.
Aug 12, 2022
OLD SOLES TO BE PART OF SCHOOL PLAYGROUND'S NEW SURFACE
Under the ‘Old Soles, New Life’ programme, bins for the collection of used shoes will be placed in various locations in Klang Valley and Johor under the programme.
This not only provides a smooth and safe play area, but is also an environmentally friendly move.
Aug 25, 2022
PUCHONG FOLK GIVING OLD SHOES NEW LIFE
Residents of Lake Edge in Puchong, Selangor, are taking their recycling to the next level with the “Old Soles, New Life” programme.
The programme is a collaboration between sustainability organisation EcoKnights, materials science company Dow Chemical and textile recycling company Life Line Clothing Malaysia (LLCM).
April 4, 2022
KLOTH CARES: KEEPING FABRIC OUT OF MALAYSIAN LANDFILLS
Kloth Cares, the first textile-recycling movement in Southeast Asia, is a social enterprise that aims to keep fabric out of landfills. Co-founded by Nik Suzila Hassan and Sarah Kedah in 2013, its initial goal was to promote fabric made from recycled plastic bottles.
Goods collected from the bins are sent to Life Line Clothing Malaysia, a fabric-recycling factory, and segregated into 400 different categories.
July 25, 2022
TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY SHOWCASES SUSTAINABLE CLOTHING
In an effort to advocate ethical fashion in Malaysia, Taylor's University, Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week (KLFW), Life Line Clothing Malaysia Sdn Bhd (LLCM) along with Fashinfidelity and fashion designer Hatta Dolmat, joined forces on an initiative to showcase the production of sustainable garments.
Themed 'Love, Earth', the fashion showcase event titled 'The Show' organised by The Design School at Taylor's University showed a contemporary ready-to-wear collection that featured nearly 60 garments designed by 24 Fashion Design Technology students, across three semesters.