Extended Producer Responsibility

10 recommendations set to reform the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

The proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for textiles, has come under scrutiny by environmental advocates and industry stakeholders who have…

UK urged to boost sustainability in fashion, sportswear industries

UK academics Lindsay Pressdee, Dr. Amy Benstead, and Dr. Jo Conlon believe "tackling sustainability in the fashion industry has lost…

US fashion industry leaders convene to propose ethical, sustainable policy solutions

The briefing highlighted significant domestic economic opportunities in supporting a more responsible industry, along with policy strategies to enable such…

H&M, thredUP coalition pressure US environment agency to combat textile waste

The coalition, known as the American Circular Textiles Group (ACT), includes Swedish fashion retailer H&M, rental  ecommerce platform Rent The Runway,…

California bill delay means apparel sector can ‘craft US’ first textile EPR’ initiative

The AAFA's SVP of policy Nate Herman tells Just Style exclusively: "The AAFA is grateful that Senator Newman listened to…

EPR-linked cost increases for UK retail sector could hurt consumer spend

Speaking in the wake of the publication of the June UK retail results, Helen Dickinson, chief executive of the British…

Week in Review: Green legislation, new apparel frameworks suggest change is afoot

It's not surprising the EU's proposed legislation on textile waste was Just Style's hot topic last week with the apparel…

US apparel sector calls for two-year Extended Producer Responsibility bill

The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), Accelerating Circularity Inc and American Circular Textiles, penned a letter to Assembly member…

EU extended responsibility scheme to charge fashion brands for textile waste

The European Commission's new proposed rules reinforces the commitment outlined in the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles to…