Towards the end-of-life textile refinement plant

The aim of Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto is to open an end-of-life textile refinement plant

that will process all of Finland’s end-of-life textiles in 2023.

The processing is piloted in Paimio starting from summer 2021.

Here you can follow our journey towards the refinement plant.

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  • 11/2021

    End-of-life textile collection is started in the region of Rosk’n Roll

  • 11/2021

    Partnership with Globe Hope

  • 11/2021

    Textile refinement plant in Paimio is ready to start its operations

  • 6/2021

    Trials at pilot refinement line in Paimio start

  • 5/2021

    End-of-life textile collection is started in the region of Kymenlaakson Jäte Oy.

  • 5/2021

    KAMU-collection starts in LSJH’s operating area

  • 4/2021

    Installations of the pilot refinement line in Paimio start

  • 3/2021

    Partnership with Infinited Fiber Company

  • 3/2021

    Pilot refinement line starts its journey from France to Finland

  • 2/2021

    Paimio Green Field Hub, which contains LSJH’s pilot refinement line, is ready.

  • 2/2021

    Partnership with Piece of Jeans

  • 11/2020

    End-of-life textile collection is started in the region of Pirkanmaan Jätehuolto Oy.

  • 8/2020

    Partnership with Dafecor.

  • 8/2020

    Laying the foundation stone of Green Field Hub in Paimio. LSJH’s pilot stage processing line is placed in the building.

  • 8/2020

    The concept for national end-of-life textile collection is published.

  • 6/2020

    Sorting cooperation with Varsinais-Suomen Työllistämisen Tuki Vartti Ry is started in Paimio.

  • 5/2020

    Partnership with Nordic Upstream

  • 4/2020

    A decision has been made about the procurement of the end-of-life textile processing line. The processing line is supplied by the French manufacturer Laroche SA.

  • 4/2020

    End-of-life textile collection is started in the region of Loimi-Hämeen Jätehuolto.

  • 2/2020

    10 000 kg of end-of-life textile is sent to Spain for fiber level processing and manufacturing of yarn and fabric. There are companies and universities of the Telaketju network involved in the trial.

  • 2/2020

    The site of the end-of-life textile processing line is confirmed to be Rester Oy’s plant in Paimio.

  • 1/2020

    LSJH’s end-of-life textile shop is opened in Kärsämäki, Turku.

  • 11/2019

    End-of-life textile collection is started in the Helsinki metropolitan area, the region of Helsingin seudun ympäristöpalvelut (HSY).

  • 11/2019

    End-of-life textile collection is started in Naantali.

  • 1/2018

    Telaketju project’s visit in France, at the Laroche SA factory.

    The Telaketju network visited the Laroche factory to learn about textile recycling technology.

  • 5/2017

    End-of-life textile collection is started in Rauma, the region of Rauman seudun jätehuoltolaitos.

  • 3/2016

    Sorting cooperation with Salon Ekocenter is started in Salo.

  • 2/2016

    Sorting cooperation with Turun seudun työttömät TST ry is started in Turku.

  • 1/2016

    Sorting is started in Kaarina in cooperation with Kaarinan kierrätyskeskus.

  • 11/2015

    End-of-life textile collection is started in Southwest Finland, the region of Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto (LSJH).