North East Link Takeback Scheme
We have successfully completed a circular pilot with NELP (North East Link Program) including recycling and up-cycling with repaired garments donated to OCC Enterprises and Ability Works.
North East Link led a PPE recycling program so that over 160 items of clothing could be reused.
Items were collected from across North East Link sites, including early works program which supplied two boxes of PPE that was no longer needed.
The clothing was prepared for donation by Assembled Threads.
The PPE clothing has been donated to Ability Works Australia Ltd – another social enterprise that offers a range of employment opportunities for people with a disability. The PPE is being worn by Ability Works employees in the workshop, having been saved from going to landfill.
Subscribe and keep up to date on latest case studies and hub happenings.
Discover More Projects
We believe sustainability starts with us. It starts with you, too: please spread the word and support our business, because together through small steps we can make great change in our community.
The Assembled Threads scrubs were featured in the launch of a new lab for LaTrobe University student nurses. The Assembled Threads scrubs were featured in…
Assembled Threads received a Recycling Victoria Communities Fund grant from the Victorian Government through Sustainability Victoria to research the most appropriate and viable options to…
The Assembled Threads team worked closely with the Victorian State Library to develop a uniform design that would suit 100 staff members of different ages,…