Podium discussion, Tipi am Kanzleramt Berlin
2022 - The Future of Product Responsibility - 8. November 2022
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EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles

As is already the case for electrical appliances, batteries and packaging, extended producer responsibility (EPR) is also to be formulated for textiles.

The negative effects of fast-moving and hardly recyclable textiles on the environment are immense and the EU Commission therefore sees a strong need for regulation to counteract the “fast fashion trend”. As is already the case for electrical appliances, batteries and packaging, extended producer responsibility (EPR) is also to be formulated for textiles. The EU’s action programme, commonly referred to as Textile Strategy, has its origins in the European Green Deal, the Circular Economy Action Plan and the Industrial Strategy.

The Textile Strategy aims to ensure that by 2030, textile products on the EU market will be manufactured with respect for social and environmental rights, are durable and recyclable, do not contain hazardous substances and are mostly made of recycled fibres. Manufacturers along the entire value chain should take responsibility for their textile products.

take-e-way and trade-e-bility already offer a wide range of services related to textile products (clothing, shoes, furniture, mattresses, toys, etc.). We have taken up this topic and will inform you about current (legal) developments right here:

https://www.take-e-way.com/textiles/epr-systems/

If you wish to register as a manufacturer of textiles in France, please contact our advisory service via beratung@take-e-way.de or +49/40/750687-0.

For solutions on the topic of EU product or packaging labelling and especially disposal labelling, please contact Michael Dierkes from trade-e-bility via beratung@trade-e-bility.de or +49/40/750687-300.

For further information on our international compliance services in connection with the placement of electronic equipment, batteries, rechargeable batteries and packaged products, or packaging on the market, please click here: https://www.take-e-way.de/international-compliance/

Sebastian Siebert
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Sebastian Siebert
Head of Advisory services

Phone: +49 40 750687-0

beratung@take-e-way.de

Christoph Brellinger
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Christoph Brellinger
Head of Marketing & Public Relations

Phone: +49 40 750687-0

presse@take-e-way.de

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