Member of Parliament visits Schijvens

Jessica van Eijs is a member of the Dutch Parliament. Recently she visited textile producing company Schijvens to get informed about circular production. Schijvens produces company clothing that is 100% circular for multiple clients in the Netherlands.

Member of Parliament visits Schijvens © D66

Preventing pollution

Van Eijs is a member of several committees in which the environment is an important subject. The circular production of textile offers possibilities to prevent pollution; the textile industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world. Schijvens collects used clothing and uses the materials to make new clothes. The company strives towards producing 100% circular in 2020. Schijvens signed the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile in 2016.

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