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Teemill's Circular Supply Chain Platform

Updated : 15-Oct-2020

Teemill

Teemill, a circular economy clothing material made from post-consumer textile waste. The new products are made from their old products, which are designed from the start to be sent back when they are worn out. Their circular supply chain solutions is available for free online, so that others can use it in their brands

Company Name

Rapanui

Headquarters

United Kingdom

Product Launched in

5/1/2019

Sustainability Benefits

  • All the products and packaging are made from natural materials, not plastic.
  • Every product they make is designed to be sent back to them when it is worn out, so that it could be effectively recycled.

USP

  • Their cloud technology automates the complex decision making required to run a real time supply chain for the tens of thousands of startups, brands and charities connected to our factory via the cloud.
  • There will be no waste inventory because in this supply chain system, products are made in real-time.

End user sector

  • Textile Material Manufacturers and Producers
  • Fashion Design Studios and Agencies
  • Textile Sourcing Partners and Specialists

How does this work?

 

Using natural, biodegradable organic cotton, Teemill products are designed to be returned to their factory once worn out, where new products are made from the recovered material to create a circular economy. The customers on the platform are incentivised to keep worn-out material flowing back to be remanufactured with a discount coupon, activated by scanning the interactive wash care label on every product.

About the Company

Rapanui is a clothing company based in UK. Their products are made from natural materials, using renewable energy, and everything we make is designed from the start to be sent back when it is worn out. We make new products from the materials we recover. The circular supply chain is made possible through their platform that allows them to manufacture clothes only few seconds after an order has been placed. Teemill is their online platform that allows others to access their supply chain and technology, so that anyone can start their own brand, build their own store, and connect automatically to Rapanui's real time production facilities.

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Stakeholders

  • Production professionals
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals
  • Textile waste management professionals
  • Value chain components

    • Textile fabric production

    Product Category

    • Fabric

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