H&M has installed a machine which disassembles old clothing and re-assembles the material into new textiles in one of its stores, in what it claims is a first for the fashion industry .The machine is called Looop and is open to the public from12 October at the retailer’s store in Drottninggatan, Stockholm. It is capable of separating textile blends, which are hard-to-recycle but make up the majority of clothing sold by high-street retailers.