Blog, EPR, Textiles
Fashioning a better future: The EU’s Sustainable Textiles Strategy

James Beard, Valpak's Head of Voluntary Compliance summarises the key objectives of the EU’s strategy for sustainable textiles, provides an overview of the significant steps countries like France and Italy have taken to try and establish a circular economy for textiles, and discusses how other countries are likely to follow their lead.

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Blog, Textiles, Waste Management
Sewing the seeds of change

James Beard summarises the EU Strategy for Sustainable Textiles, outlining measures the EU will be pursuing to improve the environmental performance of the clothing industry, directly impacting UK based companies and influencing the direction of Textile legislation within the UK.

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Blog, Rio - Sustainability Platform, Textiles
Be a model producer – finding a way for fashion waste

The Environmental Audit Committee has put forward recommendations for the Government to introduce a Producer Responsibility system for new clothing. With this in mind, clothing retailers and brand owners should look to implement clothing return schemes sooner rather than later. Emily Hare, Waste and Resource Traceability Manager, provides some guidance and advice in her latest Blog.

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