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Circular Economy

Circular Economy refers to a production and consumption model where wastes are minimal and are reused. This can address great environmental and social challenges of modern society. 


Transition towards a Circular Economy in the European textiles and clothing sector is already happening with ever efficient productions driven by high standards, high costs and legal requirements.


Today, hundreds of European textile and apparel companies show successful adoption of new business models to compete within a circular economy society. The potential of large scale systemic change is, however, much greater and requires everyone's involvement. 


Prospering in the Circular Economy a policy brief 


Lessons learned from business cases in collaboration with Business Europe




Cross Industry Agreement on microplastics collaborating to tackle a global issue 


A Manifesto to deliver Circular Economy in Textiles - EURATEX – European Apparel and Textile Confederation, Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), Global Fashion Agenda (GFA), International Apparel Federation (IAF), Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)