EU Consumer Footprint

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The European Commission has been developing an assessment framework to monitor the evolution of environmental impact associated to the European Union (EU) consumption that will support resource efficiency, eco-innovation and circular economy policies. The EU C...

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Gaining benefits from discarded textiles: LCA of...

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Useful for policymakers and textile industry stakeholders wishing to quantify the benefits of the reuse and recycling of post-consumer textiles compared to incineration. LCA-based comparisons of different pathways for post-consumer textiles with a range of...

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The Nordic textile reuse and recycling commitment

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Of key interest to collectors of used textiles and policymakers looking for codes of conduct that ensure transparent and responsible textile collection and handling. A comprehensive 3rd party certification system for collectors of used textiles was develop...

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EPR systems and new business models for increasing...

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Of interest to brands and start-ups looking to adopt circular business models, and policymakers interested in encouraging circularity. A deep dive analysis of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) systems and green business models that increase product ci...

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Proposals for targets and indicators for waste...

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Of interest to policymakers and researchers/consultants faced with the task of developing waste prevention indicators and targets. Here the focus is on textiles, food, building and construction waste and WEEE but the method can be applied to other streams....

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Prevention of Textile Waste in the Nordic Region

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Useful for policymakers and researchers wishing to map flows of new and used textile flows as a first step in developing textile circularity policy. Overview of new and used textiles in three Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland and Sweden) and first proposa...

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Promotion of Sustainable Nordic Design through...

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Of interest to designers and design schools interested in sharing platforms for sustainable design concepts in fashion and textiles. A Nordic collaboration between fashion designers and design schools that increases knowledge sharing and provides a common b...

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A European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy

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The EU plastic strategy, announced in the Circular Economy Action Plan on 2015, will transform the way products are designed, produced, used, collected and recycled, through cooperation across the value chain: from industry, plastics manufacturers and converte...

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Action plan on financing sustainable growth

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The action plan adopted in March 2018 has 3 main objectives: (1) reorient capital flows towards sustainable investment, for sustainable and inclusive growth; (2) manage financial risks stemming from climate change, environmental and social issues; and (3) fost...

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How emerging urban youth can be an engine for more...

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This project aims at enhancing and harnessing a better understanding of low-carbon lifestyles at the city level. Emerging approaches will be tested in Bogota to catalyze action and create replicable urban models. The project adapts research to the Bogota conte...

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