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Sustainable textiles for the fire service - Institute for Safety
The Institute for Safety worked with 19 fire service regions in the Netherlands to engage suppliers and encourage sustainable solutions to their textile needs. By purchasing clothing made from organic cotton and polyester from recycled fibres, they saved 134 tonnes of CO2 and prevented 262 tonnes of toxic additives and pesticides in one year alone of a 6-8 year contract. This was the Procura+ Award 2017 runner-up in the category Sustainable Procurement of the Year.
English
Europe/EU
Textiles
General GPP/SPP, Market Engagement
2017