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New Take-Back Program Turns Unwanted Sweaters into Traceable, Italian-Made Yarn

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A new Italian initiative is coming for consumers’ castoff sweaters. Re.VerSo, a supply-chain platform that turns post-industrial wool and cashmere fibers into new textiles, is teaming up with yarn manufacturer Filpucci to debut Take Back, a program that will not only give “new life to dismissed garments” but also involve consumers as “active players” of…

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