Sustainable recycling: from textile waste to chindi rugs

October 1st, 2018

In India, the most common meaning for chindi is 鈥榯orn cloth鈥; encountered either as a waste byproduct in the textile industry (post-industrial) or, more commonly, as the end-of-life residue of fabrics in use in households (post-consumer). For generations, this form of textile waste, torn strips of cloth, has been repurposed as colorful twine for tapestry […]