Sustainable Fashion

Everything you want to know about the sustainability of the textile and fashion industry

Textile products manufactured, imported, advertised or sold in different countries and regions are subject to national regulations aimed to protect people from negative impacts of textiles on human health and environment. However, there are only very few national regulations on textiles in place. At the same time many different voluntary standards related to the textile and industry have been developed. Learn more about the available regulations and standards to better understand how specific regulations apply to different textile products.

The Future of Chemical and Waste Management in the Textile Industry

Currently, a variety of regulations are in place pertaining to the general use of chemicals, including the REACH Regulation in the European Union, the Toxic Substances Control Act in the United States, and the MEP Order 7 in China. Within the textile industry, many private standards, certification systems and labels (SCLs) have emerged for the purpose of production- and product-related chemical management.

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