Nordic Action Plan for Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

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Of interest to policymaker and funders wishing to develop broad strategies for greening the value chain of textiles and fashion. The Nordic Action Plan 'Well-dressed in a Green Environment' outlines a wide range of initiatives covering everything from green...

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Potential Ecodesign Requirements for Textiles and...

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Of interest to policy makers and industry associations tasked with setting mandatory or voluntary ecodesign standards for textiles and furniture. Also of high utility for designers and brands looking for inspiration in how to design textiles and furniture for...

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Exports of Nordic Used Textiles: Fate, benefits and...

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Of interest to all stakeholders wondering whether the exports of used textiles to the African continent and other regions is good or bad for the environment and economy in the receiving countries. Maps and tracks exports of 75 000 tonnes of used textiles fr...

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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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A Nordic strategy for collection, sorting, reuse and...

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Useful for policymakers, and organisations along the full value chain of post-consumer textiles. Key considerations that should be taken when developing a circular textile strategy. Plus an overview of cutting edge recycling technologies, collection and sor...

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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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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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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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