EuRIC Position on EPR Schemes for Textiles

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Setting up Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the field of textiles for producers and importers of new clothing, in line with the minimum requirements set in the Waste Framework Directive4 , would be welcomed by the textiles’ re-use and recycling industry only if it helps bridging the design and the end-of-life treatment stages. EPR should also support the existing system of re-use which is the largest activity of the textile recycling industry as well as the demand for recycled fibers.

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