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New Infrared Technology Could Accelerate Textile Recycling in Finland

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A new breed of infrared technology could give textile recycling a leg up by identifying fibers in post-garments with greater accuracy and reliability. “Recognition technology based on an infrared sensor is familiar in sorting plastic packaging, but it is new in textile recycling,” Jaakko Zitting, a project engineer at Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto (LSHJ), a recycling firm…

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