(Un)Sustainable transiotions towards fast and ultra-fast fashion. Dzhengiz, T., Haukkala, T., Sahimaa, O. Fashion and Textiles 2023.

Discriminating the viscoelastic properties of cellulose textile fibers for recycling. Mahlamäki et al. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 2023.

Governing the Transition to Circularity of Textiles – Finnish Companies’ Expectations of Interventions for Change. Salmenperä, H. Circular Econony & Sustainability 2023. 

The only way to fix fast fashion is to end it. Sahimaa, O, Miller, E.M., Halme, M., Niinimäki, K., Tanner, H., Mäkelä, M., Rissanen, M., Härri, A. Hummel, M. Nature Reviews Earth and Environment.

Configurations of sustainability-oriented textile partnerships. Dzhengiz, T., Riandita, A., & Broström, A. Business Strategy and the Environment, 1– 21, 2023.

Unpacking the circular economy: A problematizing review. Dzhengiz, T., Miller, E., Ovaska, J.-P., & Patala, S. International Journal of Management Reviews, 2023.

Promoting ecodesign implementation: The role and development areas of national public policy. Susanna Horn, Hanna Salo, Ari Nissinen (2023). Environmental Policy and Governance (online first).

Linear, reuse or recycling? An environmental comparison of different life cycle options for cotton roller towels. Kiia Mölsä, Susanna Horn, Helena Dahlbo, Marja Rissanen (2022). Journal of Cleaner Production 374.

Identification of cellulose textile fibers. Mikko Mäkelä, Marja Rissanen, Herbert Sixta. Analyst 24/2021.

Innovative recycling or extended use? Comparing the global warming potential of different ownership and end-of-life scenarios for textiles  Jarkko Levänen, Ville Uusitalo, Anna Härri, Elisa Kareinen, Lassi Linnanen Environmental research letters (2021)

Garment quality and product lifetimes Piippo, R. & Niinimäki, K. PLATE Product Lifetimes and The Environment 2021- Conference Proceedings. The University of Limerick. (2021)

Communicating actionable sustainability information to consumers:_The Shades of Green instrument for fashion
Linda Turunen, Minna Halme Journal of Cleaner Production (2021)

Superbase-based protic ionic liquids for cellulose filament spinning
Sherif Elsayed, Michael Hummel, Daisuke Sawada, Chamseddine Guizani, Marja Rissanen & Herbert Sixta
Cellulose (2021)

Marginalised Small-Scale Farmers as Actors in Just Circular-Economy Transitions – Exploring Opportunities to Circulate Crop Residue as Raw Material in India Anna Härri, Jarkko Levänen, Katariina Koistinen Sustainability (2020)

Intermediation dilemmas in facilitated industrial symbiosis
Samuli Patala, Asta Salmi, Nancy Bocken Journal of Cleaner Production (2020)

The Environmental Price of Fast Fashion
Niinimäki. K., Peters, G., Dahlbo, H., Perry p., Rissanen, t. & Gwilt, A. Nature Reviews (2020)

Machine vision estimates the polyester content in recyclable waste textiles Mikko Mäkelä, Herbert Sixta, Marja Rissanen Resources, Conservation and Recycling (2020)

Air gap spinning of a cellulose solution in [DBNH][OAc] ionic liquid with a novel vertically arranged spinning bath to simulate a closed loop operation in the Ioncell process
Chamseddine Guizani, Sauli Larkiala, Kaniz Moriam, Daisuke Sawada, Sherif Elsayed, Sami Rantasalo, Michael Hummel, Herbert Sixta
Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2020)

Recycling of Superbase-Based Ionic Liquid Solvents for the Production of Textile-Grade Regenerated Cellulose Fibers in the Lyocell Process
Sherif Elsayed, Sanna Hellsten, Chamseddine Guizani, Joanna Witos, Marja Rissanen, Antti H. Rantamäki, Pauliina Varis, Susanne K. Wiedmer, Herbert Sixta
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2020)

New insights into the air gap conditioning effects during the dry-jet wet spinning of an ionic liquid-cellulose solution
Chamseddine Guizani, Kaarlo Nieminen, Marja Rissanen, Sauli Larkiala, Michael Hummel, Herbert Sixta
Cellulose (2020)

Repairing fashion cultures; from disposable to repairable
Kirsi Niinimäki and Marium Durrani
Transitioning to Responsible Consumption and Production (2020)

Hyperspectral near infrared image calibration and regression
Mikko Mäkelä, Paul Geladi, Marja Rissanen, Lauri Rautkari, Olli Dahl
Analytica Chimica Acta (2020)

A Mixed-Method Study of Design Practices and Designers’ Roles in Sustainable-Minded Clothing Companies
Essi Karell, Kirsi Niinimäki
Sustainability (2020)

Deconstructing the Clothing Design Process for a Circular Economy
Essi Karell & Kirsi Niinimäki
PLATE Product Lifetimes And The Environment 2019 – Conference Proceedings (2019)

Closing the Loop: Intentional Fashion Design Defined by Recycling Technologies
Kirsi Niinimäki & Essi Karell
Technology-driven Sustainability; Innovation in the Fashion Supply-chain (2019)

Designing in a circular economy context,
Kirsi Niinimäki, Marjaana Tanttu & Eugenia Smirnova,
Aalto ARTS Books (2017)


Fashion in turmoil: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on
Finland’s textile and fashion
Haukkala, T., K. Niinimäki & L. Turunen. Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy.

Niinimäki, K. (2021) Clothes Sharing in Cities; the case
of fashion leasing.
In J. Corcoran and T. Sigler (Eds.), The Modern Guide to
the Urban Sharing Economy. Cheltenham Glos, UK: Edward Elgar publisher. 

The role of cross-sector partnerships to break away from the vicious cycles of place-based dynamics in innovation ecosystems
Tulin Dzhehgiz & Samuli Patala

Katja Kontturi, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology, MSc Thesis

Communicating clothing quality
Rinna Saramäki (2021), Aalto University, School or Art, Design and Architecture, MA thesis

Regeneration of cellulose fibers from cotton roll towels by means of the Ioncell® process, Krishna Ojha (2021) Aalto University, Master’s Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering. 

Tekstiilijätteen kierrätysmahdollisuuksien vastuullisuustarkastelu Finlaysonilla (Responsibility Evaluation of Recycling Options for Textile Waste at Finlayson) Taika Sipponen (2021), Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology, School of Energy Systems, B.Sc Thesis

Pre-treatment of pre- and post-consumer viscose textile waste for the purpose of upcycling to high quality textile fibres via Ioncell ® process, Sara Alexandre (2021), Techico Lisboa, Biological Engineering, MSc Thesis

Business Models Promoting System-Level Environmental Sustainability in the Textile-Domain Otso Sillanaukee (2020), Aalto University, School Of Business, MSc Thesis

Environmental Impacts of Recycling-Based Cellulose Carbamate Fiber
Mitja Hokkanen (2020), Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology, School of Energy Technology, MSc Thesis

Services, Second Hand and Superstars – A Typology of Modern Sustainable Business Models in the Textile Domain
Hanna Nortomaa (2020), Aalto University, School Of Business, MSc Thesis

The Value of Finnish Second-Hand Consignment Stores for Second-Hand Sellers
Vivi Kiukkanen (2020), Aalto University, School Of Business, MSc Thesis

Slower Fast Fashion: A Case Study on the Unsustainability Lock-ins in Fast Fashion
Art Maloku, (2020), Aalto University, School Of Business, MSc Thesis

Quality over quantity – connecting quality and lifespan of garment.
Riikka Piippo (2020), Aalto University, School Of Design, MA Thesis

Circular Economy considerations with regards to the inclusion of Man-Made Cellulose Fibers in Europe’s Single-Use Plastic Directive: A multidisciplinary approach
Krisztina Újhelyi (2020), Aalborg University, Environmental Management and Sustainability Science, MSc Thesis


MSc thesis work on Finnish textile flows
Aija Rautiainen, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology
Environmental impacts of different textile materials (Pure Waste as a case company)
Emma Saarinen’s, BSc thesis 

Unfit, Unfair, Unfashionable | resizing fashion for a fair consumption space. Cosmiene, L., Vladimirova, K., Nielsen, K., Niinimäki, K., Iran, S., D´Itria, E., Latva-Hakuni, E. & Akenj, L. Hot or Cool Institute, Berlin, Germany.

And Yet it circulates – Five outlooks on building and a European circular economy
Laura Eiro, Jonne Hirvonen, Samuli Patala, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Saara-Sofia Sirén, edited by Samuel Tammekann and Antti Vesala

Finix Politiikkasuositus 1/2021