KRISTINEHAMN, Sweden, July 2, 2021 (Press Release) -Today, the Environmental Assessment Delegation of the Västernorrland County Administrative Board announced its decision to approve the environmental permit application for Renewcell's planned textile recycling plant at Ortviken's industrial area in Sundsvall.
The decision is an important milestone in the company's scale-up, which proceeds in line with the previously communicated timeline.
Founded by innovators from Stockholm’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2012, Re:NewCell AB (publ) (‘Renewcell’) is a multi-award-winning sustaintech company based in Sweden. The company’s vision is to inspire an Industrial Evolution to a sustainable world by producing high quality materials from recycled textiles.
Through its patented process, Renewcell is able to upcycle cellulosic textile waste, such as cotton clothes, transforming it into a pristine new material called Circulose. Fast Company name Renewcell as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies 2021. Circulose was also included on TIME Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Inventions 2020.