New Wirtex/ETSA study shows environmental benefits of textiles over paper

External communication documents were sent to members on 16 January: full study, executive summary, flyer, press release and slides.

Textiles towels generate 95% less waste than virgin paper! Textiles require 48% less energy. Textiles generate 29% less CO2 (with its global warming potential). Figures are also provided for recycled paper. These are the results of the Wirtex/ETSA LCA as published in the German press on 22 November.
"The environmentally-friendly approach to hand drying. Sustainability study into cotton towels and paper".

ETSA: Representing textile rental companies

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ETSA: In partnership with suppliers of detergents, fabrics and machinery

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ETSA: Coordinating national textile service associations and working with research institutes

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