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Benefits of Circular Economy in ESG


Circularity - Critical For Achieving ESG Goals in the Textile Industry

In a circular economy, the flow of resources operates in a continuous loop, where materials are kept in use for their entire lifespan, maximizing their value. At the end of their valuable life cycle, they are recovered and regenerated into new products and materials, creating a closed loop of resource management. 

By addressing the challenges of waste and inefficiency in the home textile industry that arise in a linear economy, the circular economy in India model aims to create a sustainable and resilient system for resource management.

Benefits of Circular Economy and Sustainability 

Safe and Renewable Textile

By utilizing high-quality fibers, timeless designs, and easy repair options, home textile products have a longer lifespan. In addition to this, safe and easily disassembled materials can be incorporated into the production process to promote recyclability and sustainability.

Economically Efficient

The circular economy model encourages more sustainable use of resources while limiting pollution and adverse environmental effects. It helps to lessen the burden on natural resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by preserving resources in use for as long as feasible and regenerating them into new goods and materials.

Innovative and Creative Solution

Through the advancement of fresh viewpoints and resource management strategies, the circular economy fosters invention and creativity for towel manufacturers and other home textile industries. It can encourage innovation and open up new possibilities for growth and development by adopting new technologies and business models.

Longevity and Sustainability

By decreasing waste and resource usage, the circular economy seeks to build a sustainable future. It focuses on the reuse, renovation, and recycling rather than disposal of them, it encourages the life of textiles. Sustainability and a circular economy reduce the need for virgin materials and lessen the negative effects of production and usage on the ecosystem by extending the lifetime of goods. 

Welspun India’s Initiative on Circularity

Welspun India, a global leader in home textiles, has taken a proactive stance toward sustainable production. We explore innovative solutions, and waste materials generated during the manufacturing process can be transformed into valuable resources that can be used to generate renewable energy. We are committed to implementing circular economy principles across our supply chain through the following initiatives:

  • Our approach to water management involves the implementation of circular economy principles to address the global water crisis, as well as secure our water needs. To achieve this goal, we have established wastewater treatment plants, and recycled water, and implemented measures to reduce water usage and effluent discharge.
  • By carefully sorting and labeling waste, we can identify and prioritize materials that can be reused, recycled, or repurposed. This approach ensures that waste is managed in a sustainable manner, where waste materials are not seen as useless but as valuable resources that can be reintegrated into the economy.
  • Through our “SPUN” initiative, we're making a positive impact by diverting factory waste from landfills every month, and providing a platform for women to showcase their talents and artistic abilities. We take immense pride in the fact that 'Spun' has not only tripled the incomes of these women but has also transformed their lifestyles and provided a sustainable source of livelihood for them and their families.
  • From the procurement of raw materials and production processes to supply chains and disposal of waste, we strive to effortlessly integrate sustainability and circularity into our value chain. 


Welspun India has emerged as a pioneer in the Indian textile industry for our proactive approach towards circular economy principles. We have adopted a circular flow of the economy to reduce our dependence on virgin resources, promote the longevity of products, and enhance the overall sustainability of our home textiles in India. 

Welspun India aims to set a benchmark to follow and reinforce the importance of circular economy principles in achieving sustainable development. The Company has set a target to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2030.