Twelve Irish textile companies (including CRNI Member The Upcycle Movement) have been chosen to participate in the first professional training programme to promote sustainability in their industry.

The Creative Futures Academy at National College of Art & Design (NCAD) and Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) have collaborated to offer a first of its kind professional training programme for the textile industry in Ireland. Twelve companies have been chosen to participate in the pilot of the ‘Circular by Design’ programme which will assist them in making the transition to circularity in their business.

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  • June 21, 2022

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Our funders

EPA Circular Economy Programme

CRNI supports its members and works to mainstream reuse thanks to core funding provided by the EPA under the Circular Economy Programme.

For more information about the programme see here.

Project Funding

ReMark Quality Mark

CRNI received funding from the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications through the Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme to carry our the next phase of the ReMark project. 

For more information about the project see here.

Circular Textiles

CRNI is leading an EPA Green Enterprise project Circular Textiles, which will test the impact of three different separate collection systems for textiles and explore how we could manage the additional quantity of textiles that are collected. This project will be concluded in 2022.

For more information about the project see here.