Roba Amiga is a leading social company in the treatment of textile waste in Catalonia. It directly performs the service of collecting used clothing in more than 150 municipalities in the province of Barcelona and Tarragona. Roba Amiga recovers more than 3.000 tons of textile waste annualy through the installation of 530 containers and also offering door to door collection services in cities like Barcelona,.
Used clothing is processed and distributed at the facilities of Roba Amiga EI, which includes a textile waste treatment plant of 6,000 m2 located in Sant Esteve Sesrovires. A team of over 50 people works in this plant preparing and delivering the best product for their customers.
The goal of Roba Amiga EI are to increase the home collection services and expand the agreements with other Spanish social institutions during 2015 that will allow to reach 5.000 tons processed per year, expanding the team to 75 people.
Collaboration agreements with the Government of Catalonia, local authorities and large textile companies, like Inditex, support its potential growing.