Max Hampel
Melanie Rieß
Julia Thum

My role
Concept & Strategy

General Info
Klaus Marek

SS 2017
Service Design Project

The non profit organisation CYCO describes a possible solution to the numerous problems in the textile recycling industry. The basic goals of CYCO are the transparent and efficient collection and recycling of used clothing for the benefit of social projects, as well as the creation of a new awareness in society. Therefore CYCO stands for transparency, sustainability and responsibility.

Every year over 1.000.000 million tonnes of cloths are being donated in Germany. But do you know what happens with them after the donation?

The Making of | Cyco Process

01 Issue

There are several issue regarding the donation procress in Germany.

Donors don’t  know what happens to their clothes after donation. Usually they are sold to retailers who are interested in making profit. Also the use of the containers as garbage cans and the logistically complicated emptying is a problem.