New proposals for an EPR system for textiles in the UK- Ecotextile News

A new programme to reduce waste and increase recycling across seven key sectors of the economy – including textiles – in England has today been announced by Environment Minister Rebecca Pow.

The ‘Maximising Resources, Minimising Waste’ programme brings together a range of measures backed by government funding to help keep products and materials in circulation for as long as possible.

For textiles, it includes proposals to develop a model for an extended producer responsibility (EPR) scheme, as well as measures to increase product life, divert materials from waste, and stimulate a textile recycling industry.


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