Garment-to-garment (G2G) recycle system is a unique mini-scale production line set up in a retail shop. It demonstrates an integral and closed-loop garment recycling process in a 40-foot container. It turns post-consumer garment back to fibres. These fibres are reused in spinning and knitting a new piece of clothes.
Old clothes have been overwhelming landfills around the world. Garment-to-garment (G2G) recycle system turns unwanted garment into fibres, and re-weaving the fibres into a new piece of clothes.
Established in 2006, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) is funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR government, and hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
HKRITA has achieved research deliverables over the years around our research clusters targeting in sustainability, industry advancement and social benefits through our centre-owned research teams and laboratories as well as collaborations with industry partners and institutions.