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France unveils environment score system for apparel

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Feb '20
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France has launched a system under which apparel may now display a ‘score’ from A to E that shows the degree of environment-friendliness of the item. The score will consider ‘environmental impact’ factors like the carbon footprint of producing and transporting the clothes, the amount of water used in production and the level of toxicity in the fabric and dye.

It will also take into account factors like whether the product can be recycled.

The government is aiming to make the labelling mandatory in all clothes within two years, according to French media reports.

The scoring system gives the best scorers an A, descending through B, C and D, with the most-polluting pieces given an E. The target is to inform consumers about the source and processes involved in making their clothes.

Environmental campaign group France Nature Environnement has called for more companies to adopt the system and for the scoring to include even more factors.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)


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