AMBIO-N

Solution: A marketplace for textiles. Owner: AMBIO-N. Strategy: Reuse.

Sheets of different colour fabric squares

 

Description

Users can buy or sell surplus and recovered textile materials. Buyers use the digital marketplace to find materials to make clothes or other textile items.

Location

UK-wide.

Scale

As of November 2021, 11 manufacturers provide materials to AMBIO-N.

Potential circular economy impact

Manufacturers can earn money from excess materials rather than disposing of them. Buyers help to divert these materials from landfill, incineration or recycling.

What’s involved?

People: Suppliers; buyers; website managers; sales managers.

Resources: Textile materials.

Technology: Online platform for sales.

Implementation: Establishing an agreement with suppliers; creating an online or physical store

More information

AMBIO-N Website