Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / ECRA supports European Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0

ECRA supports European Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0

13
Jan '21
Pic: Shutterstock
Pic: Shutterstock
The European Carpet and Rug Association (ECRA) is supporting the European Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0 for the transition from linear to circular economy. In support of this transition, ECRA has presented realistic objectives and adequate measures in its strategy paper, ‘Leading the carpet industry towards circular economy: a 2030 strategic approach’.

“The industry has the potential to play a leading role in achieving Europe’s ambitions for a climate-neutral and circular economy but believes that it can only be achieved if it is fully supported by a well-functioning EU regulatory framework with adequate funding and financial incentives,” according to ECRA.

Through the implementation of its strategy, the European carpet and rug industry aims to develop its full potential for a robust and consistent shift to a circular economy. In its strategy paper, the industry presents innovation as the driver of change, making new technologies and circular materials permanent features of the future, and increasing sustainable and renewable products in the market adhering to the principles of circularity, according to a press release by ECRA.

The industry approach relies on a fully integrated, multidimensional and cross-sectorial value chain enabling industry-wide initiatives to be implemented. The active participation of all stakeholders is required to make these initiatives successful. It is vital to consider the entire life cycle of the products from inception and design for ‘end-of-life’, through to manufacturing and consumption. Products should not only have a reduced carbon and material footprint, but should also be capable of contributing to the circular economy by preventing or reducing waste and increasing the level of material reuse. The industry, therefore, encourages the better management of scarce resources and continues to focus on the creation of material pools, proactively prohibit the use of substances of high concern, target zero waste to landfill initiatives, and support the recycling of plastics.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (GK)


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 21st Jan 2021

Vietnam's garment-textile sector eyes $39 bn in exports

Vietnam's garment-textile sector has set a target of $39 billion in...

Pic: Shutterstock

Fashion | On 21st Jan 2021

Mila Fashion to open apparel plant in Sri Lanka's Welioya

US-based Mila Fashion, part of the Design Studio Group, recently...

Pic: Citi Trends

Retail | On 21st Jan 2021

Citi Trends to open 100 new stores by fiscal 2023-end

Citi Trends, Inc, a US-based value-priced retailer of fashion...

Interviews View All

Sunil Rathore, Lacoste India

Sunil Rathore
Lacoste India

‘New vendor is welcome if he offers cost, quality and timely delivery’

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Overall, Union budget 2018-19 is very balanced

Divyesh Mashruwala, Akshar Industries

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Lukas Hartmann,

Lukas Hartmann

Intex Consulting GmbH is a completely integrated enterprise resource...

Yash Jain & Sanjeev Jain,

Yash Jain & Sanjeev Jain

Divyam Export, launched about 30 years ago, exports to 15 countries,...

Michael Van Den Dolder,

Michael Van Den Dolder

Family-owned German textile machinery manufacturer Trützschler operates...

Paolo Ocleppo, Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Brad Holschuh, Wearable Technology Lab, University of Minnesota

Brad Holschuh
Wearable Technology Lab, University of Minnesota

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota's Design of...

Justin Gutierrez, INDA

Justin Gutierrez
INDA

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) has created a new...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Sonam & Paras Modi, SVA

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Wendell Rodricks, Wendell Rodricks

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


January 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search