EU eco-labels for fabrics not strict enough, say campaigners

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:54:19 GMT 4

EU eco-labels for fabrics not strict enough, say campaigners


Make the Label Count campaign says system due to come into force in 2023 is misleading and outdated

New eco-labels for fabrics being introduced in the EU are not strict enough, campaigners say.

From 2023 all clothes and shoes sold in the EU will include colour-coded labels informing customers about the products’ environmental impact. But the Make the Label Count campaign, launched this week, says the system of measurement developed in 2013 is misleading, outdated and not in line with the EU’s climate goals.

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