Bleiben wir positiv!

Let's stay positive!

Even if there is bad news, there is plenty of good news: different things and information about clothing really impressed me in the same week. It should also be mentioned that you don't have to travel far for good news from the textile world. Many brilliant things are happening practically on our doorstep.

Claus Bretschneider
Wie nachhaltig ist der Einkauf des Staates?

How sustainable is government purchasing?

Responsibility for the supply chain affects us all - and therefore also the state itself.

It is crucial that government institutions not only promote legislation, but also prioritise sustainability and environmental friendliness in their own procurement practices. This article highlights the current developments, challenges and possible solutions related to public procurement in the context of efforts to improve sustainability and environmental protection.

Claus Bretschneider
Hände mit Erde und Setzling

Understanding and shaping the value chain

The design of the value chain is an essential part of corporate strategy. Companies in the textile and clothing industry must regularly, intensively and, above all, critically examine their own value chain and optimise it on an ongoing basis, especially against the backdrop of constantly changing market conditions.

Claus Bretschneider
Kreislaufwirtschaft in der Bekleidungsindustrie - BREDDYS Blog

Closing the loop

The future of sustainable industry lies in the circular economy. This also applies to the textile and apparel industry. It is understood to mean the reuse of resources that have already been used. And this is how it should work: A piece of clothing is not thrown away at the end of its product life, but transformed into a new, precisely recycled product. In practice, unfortunately, this is not yet quite as established as it should be. We want to change that!
Claus Bretschneider
Technologieentwicklung, ein Stiefkind der Bekleidungsbranche - BREDDYS Blog

Technology development, a stepchild of the apparel industry

In the last two weeks I visited different manufacturing companies in Austria and Germany in the textile and apparel industry and in the automotive industry. The companies have one thing...
Claus Bretschneider