France bans dumping of unsold fashion

February 14, 2020 FR EcoVadis FR


France has made it illegal for fashion brands and retailers to destroy unsold or returned clothing under wide-ranging new anti-waste legislation.

The law, which the French government claims is a world first, was finally adopted after the lower house, the National Assembly which passed it earlier this month, and the upper house, the Senate, reached an agreement.


About the Author

FR EcoVadis FR

EcoVadis opère une plateforme mondiale d’évaluation et de mutualisation des performances RSE utilisée par plus de 55 000 entreprises de toutes tailles dans 155 pays. EcoVadis combine un système d’information et un réseau d’experts pour mettre à disposition de ses clients acheteurs et fournisseurs des notations simples, fiables et comparables couvrant 198 catégories d’achat et 21 indicateurs (des « émissions de CO2 » au « travail des enfants »

Follow on Twitter Follow on Linkedin Visit Website More Content by FR EcoVadis FR
Previous Article
Reducing the carbon footprint in textile manufacturing 
Reducing the carbon footprint in textile manufacturing 

It is well known that the textile industry has a sustainability problem. It is projected that by 2030 globa...

Next Article
Flexible plastic makes up 28% of global packaging: report
Flexible plastic makes up 28% of global packaging: report

Flexible plastic packaging makes up more than a quarter (28%) of all packaging, according to an analysis by...

×

Sign Up for the Monthly Sustainable Procurement Bulletin

First Name
Last Name
Opt in to receive more information from EcoVadis
Thank you!
Error - something went wrong!