Circularity and sustainability

We have been committed to CIRCULARITY for the last 100 years
We foster sustainable practices throughout our supply chain and also with our partners

What is sustainability for us?

We have been committed to CIRCULARITY as a driver for change to preserve our planet's biodiversity since 1929.

Mission, vision and values


Our raw material comes from textile waste, which we transform into high-quality recycled fibres.

We preserve the essence of our beginnings during the entire production process.
Cooperation with social entities

The circularity unit employs people at risk of social exclusion.The goal is to improve their quality of life and foster their integration with real, meaningful work.
Diversity as a value

We are committed to the workplace insertion of people newly arrived in our country to ensure integration.
Corporate social responsibility

Our work methodology is committed to the environment, society, ethics and business balance.
Gender equality

Equal opportunity between people is a fundamental, indispensable right.

Facts about textiles

The water footprint of cotton fabrics is 10,000 litres per kilogramme on average.
Increase in garment sales
during the last decade.
Quantity of clothing
thrown away as waste each year per person in Europe.
Average use
of each garment.

Endorsed by:

TÜV Rheinland Cert GmbH

A German audit certifies that we meet the requirements recognised under the ISO 9001:2015 standard.
Global Recycled Standard

This is an international, voluntary standard that defines the necessary requirements for third-party certification of recycled input and chain of custody. The standard's shared goal is to increase the use of recycled materials. The GRS includes additional criteria for the requirements regarding social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.
We measure and verify the fibres' quality with USTER as part of our commitment and quality.

What is the carbon footprint of TLC's products?

Mechanical production
We process the fibres mechanically.
We do not use water in our circular process.
We do not add chemicals to the fibres.
We create colour fibres without using dyes or colorants.

We produce

Circularity returns the resources used for production, distribution and consumption back to the system.