EigenDraads is established to raise awareness of the urgency for a solution for non-reusable used textiles and to start acting and trying out potential solutions, in Rotterdam and beyond. EigenDraads also helps public and private sector actors to determine and fulfill their role in the circular textile system.
EigenDraads consists of Hilde van Duijn and Remi Veldhoven. Two enthusiastic entrepreneurs teaming up to fulfill their mission. Working from the circular ecosystem of BlueCity, with financial aid from the CityLab010 innovation program by Gemeente Rotterdam. The EigenDraads team will be temporarily supported by Margot Chevalier.
Hilde van Duijn
Hilde van Duijn enjoys shaping and leading public-private multi-stakeholder initiatives. She has been doing so since 2007, dedicated to the textile industry since 2015.
Remi Veldhoven is a textile engineer who combines her work for EigenDraads with her parttime job at Wolkat, a mechanical textile recycler.
Margot Chevalier is a textile engineer that has done research on the mechanical recycling of textile waste and the logistical and economical aspects of recycling supply chains.
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