G2G RECYCLE SYSTEM

This Garment-to-Garment Recycle System is a mini-scale garment-to-garment production line that recycles post-consumer garments so that they become clean and useful. It involves integral and closed-loop textile recycling processes: from sanitising a garment, removing hard trims, cutting fabric into smaller pieces, opening and mixing fibre, carding, spinning, through to garment knitting. The system is viable as a pop-up retail concept and presents an exciting new approach to inspiring a positive approach to garment recycling among consumers and industry players alike.

G2G RECYCLE PROCESS

HOW RECYCLE WORKS
1 Your Garment
2 Opening
3 Cleaning
4 Carding
5 Drawing
6 Rotor Spinning
7 Doubling & Twisting
8 Knitting

Thanks for your contribution in closing the loop in the fashion industry.

A New Garment

G2G RECYCLE SERVICES

5 SIMPLE STEPS TO BOOK ONLINE
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Fill in the following online booking form. A reply email stating out how to proceed the recycling service will be sent to you.
Bring one used garment (sweater or T-shirt preferable) with the booking confirmation email to the G2G store before the date specified in the email.
Our researcher will evaluate the condition of the used garment and confirm if it is recyclable. Garments with rubber print and special coating finished on the garment surface are not suitable for recycling. For more details, please click here.
Decision making. If the garment is confirmed recyclable, you can get a brand-new knitwear with a fee by our recycling service. If you don't want to accept the recycle service but would like to donate the garment for our research study, you will receive a voucher which can be used for any purchase of selected items in the shop.
The shop keeper will issue a receipt to you and will contact you to collect the recycled garment later.
ADDRESS
Shop G05-07, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
BUSINESS HOURS
12:30pm - 8:00pm

ONLINE BOOKING FORM

Name
Email
Confirm Email
Available Month

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What kinds of used garment are suitable for G2G recycling?
Sweater and T-shirt.

What kinds of materials are NOT suitable for G2G recycling?
Garments with materials of Lycra, spandex, down and leather,etc.

How many garments can a customer book for the upcycling service?
A customer can only make online booking of recycling ONE used garment in one time. At present, the G2G system will process 40 garments in a month at the first stage. When the system is further optimised, more garments can be processed per month gradually.

Why it is necessary to make online booking?
It is essential to make booking in advance because the booking can facilitate the production planning inside the G2G container which can help to deliver the recycled garment in a smooth schedule.

Does the upcycling garment totally come from the used garment?
If there are added materials, will the customer know what the new garment looks like in advance?

Virgin fibre will be blended with the recycled sliver in order to enhance the yarn strength for further spinning. Most likely virgin cotton will be selected for blending and the percentage of the virgin fibre blending is varied case by case, depending on the quality and wastage of the used garment we collected.
The virgin fibre is nature white, the colour of upcycling garment will be lighter than the original used garment’s. There are fabric samples in similar colour tone available for reference.

Can the customer design its own upcycle garment?
No, two styles are currently available for selection: v-neck and crew neck sweater.