recycled textiles

Accelerating Circularity updates USA trial status

March 30th, 2022

The EPA estimates 11 million tons of textiles are dumped into landfills each year. Accelerating Circularity Inc. (ACP) embarked on trials in the USA in the fourth quarter of 2021 to demonstrate that spent textiles are too good to waste. The organization’s mission is to establish systems that will use the embedded value and resources […]

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New OSHA vaccination policy for private businesses

November 10th, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new emergency temporary standard (ETS), requiring private employers with 100 or more employees–firm or company-wide–to develop, implement and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, unless they adopt a policy requiring employees to choose to either be vaccinated or undergo regular COVID-19 testing […]

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Canada winds down COVID-19 business support programs

November 5th, 2021

Canadian Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland recently announced the end of broad-based federal support programs intended to support Canadian businesses through the economic turbulence of the pandemic, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association website. This includes the wage subsidy, rent subsidy and Lockdown Support programs. In addition, the government announced the following changes: Extend […]

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