Sustainable use of textiles and the associated high-quality collection, sorting and recycling of used textiles are the goals that the Gemeinschaft für textile Zukunft (GftZ) has been pursuing since its foundation in 2014.
The Berlin based GftZ’s stakeholders comprises of companies whose daily business involves the collection, sorting, recycling and marketing of used textiles. GftZ is interested in engaging in dialogue with interested stakeholders on all issues concerning the future of textiles.


Fachkonferenz der GftZ zum Thema

Künftiger Umgang mit Textilien in Deutschland
Vorbereitung einer Erweiterten Herstellerverantwortung für Textilien
Dienstag, 28. November 2023 – 12:00 Uhr bis 17:00 Uhr
„Präsenzveranstaltung“ im Hotel Bristol Berlin, Kurfürstendamm 27, 10719 Berlin

The interest group „Gemeinschaft für textile Zukunft“ (Future of Textiles Association) advocates the sustainable use of textiles.
M.W. Boer Beheer BV

The Boer Group – the universalists among the specialists! With its Europe-wide collection and recycling in seven sorting plants, the Boer Group has assumed textile responsibility for over 50 years.
Jean Bilsheim Textil GmbH

A company with the know-how to solve today’s disposal problem.

With locations and subsidiaries in six countries and more than 1,350 employees, SOEX covers the entire value chain of used textiles collection, processing, recycling and trading. SOEX sells secondhand clothes in about 70 countries worldwide, recycles around 11,000 tonnes of unwanted textiles into fibers and making a sustainable contribution to the conservation of resources and the avoidance of waste.


Used textiles – resource for new products
TEXAID is one of Europe’s leading organisations for environmental collecting, sorting and recycling of used textiles. In accordance with ecology and economy, TEXAID plays an important part in contributing to keeping used textiles in the value-added chain for as long as possible.


Highly professional service provider in all areas of  textile collection, processing, marketing and recycling for more than 25 years.