Announcements

Copenhagen Fashion Week

On 11 May, ECAP partners MADE-BY and DAFI are hosting a private lunch session at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit. The summit is hosted by the Global Fashion Agenda and is an opportunity for the fashion sector’s decision makers to engage with NGOs, experts, and policy leaders, and to help make sustainability within the fashion industry a strategic priority.

DAFI will be presenting the first preview of its new online design platform, which enables designers and product development teams to influence an extended life of clothing. MADE-BY will talk about its work in transforming the fibre strategies of brands and retailers. If you are interested in attending, sign up here.

Upcoming Webinar

There is a webinar taking place on “Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) and the Circular Economy”, organised by REBus with ECAP, and hosted by ICLEI– Local Governments for Sustainability on Monday 13 March at 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. GMT. Register for the webinar here.

The objectives of the webinar are to:

  • Introduce the concept of Circular Procurement through best practice examples selected from the project REBus;
  • Report on the work of the European Commission in this area and the priorities for the next years;
  • Present activities of the 10YFP on SPP Working Group 4c “Promoting Resource Efficient Business Models and Circular Economy”;
  • Report on the case studies in the textile sector by Barbara van Offenbeek of Rijkswaterstaat (project REBus and ECAP)

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European Clothing Action Plan announces first participants

10 November 2016

Five leading businesses are the first brands and retailers to sign up to the European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP), a Europe-wide sustainable clothing plan which launched in May 2016.

ECAP Press Release

New €3.6 million textiles project to be launched across Europe
21st October 2015

A new project led by WRAP launches today which aims to increase environmental and economic benefits by reducing the carbon, water and waste footprints of clothing in the EU.

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WRAP and the project partners would like to thank the following people/organisations for enabling us to use their photographs on this website: Charity Fashion Live, Rachel Manns, Nagarjun Kandukuru, I-stock, Shutterstock and Pixabay.