Circular Economy “Kuidas?”/”How”? session 8: Circular Textile Industry in Estonia

The ‘‘Circular Economy KUIDAS?/HOW?‘‘ webinar session 8 was held on March 9 at 3.00-4.30 PM (GMT +2), where we discussed the possibility of a circular textile industry in Estonia. We listened to Finnish (Telaketju) and Estonian (TalTech) experience in research and development of circularity in textiles, and heard about circular technical textile production on the example of Paragon Sleep.

Watch the recording of the event here.


Date: March 9, 2022
Time: 15:00-16:30 (GMT +2)
Speakers: Pirjo Heikkilä (Telaketju), Tiia Plamus (TalTech), Innar Susi (Paragon Sleep), Reet Aus (
Moderator: Reet Aus
Language: English
Location: ZOOM
Participation: Free but pre-registration required
To whom: Designers and circular economy & sustainability experts, company representatives, product developers and others interested


15:00 – 15:05 Introduction – Reet Aus
15:05 – 15:25 Telaketju collaboration network and textile circular economy research in Finland – Pirjo Heikkilä, VTT
15:25 – 15:45 Circularity in the textile field, reuse and recycling of textile waste – study and research activities in Tallinn University of Technology – Tiia Plamus, TalTech
15:45 – 16:05 Recycling of textile waste and practical use in production – opportunities and challenges – Innar Susi, Paragon Sleep
16:05 – 16:30 Discussion

Read more about the speakers HERE

The event is organised by Estonian Design Centre in cooperation with Estonian Association for Environmental Management (EKJA).