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Key moments and figures

Resolutely geared towards the future since 2008

Refashion was born from a desire among professionals from the Clothing, Household Linen and Footwear industry and business to join forces in order to meet their environmental responsibility.

Firstly, for member companies, it consists in complying with their legal obligations since 2007; secondly, it reflects a desire to participate in developing new design and production approaches for Clothing, Household Linen and Footwear items which meet needs in terms of recyclability and responsible consumer expectations.

In September 2020, Eco TLC took a new turn to become Refashion. More than just a new name for the eco-organisation, Re-fashion is the proposal of a common project: To re-think our industry in order to make it 100% circular.

Key dates

December 2022

Refashion has obtained the renewal of its accreditation for the period 2023-2028

February 2020

Submission of the study by Terra on the optical sorting of textiles: available here

January 2020

Extension of the EPR CHF industry to include curtains, net curtains and textile blinds: available here

December 2019

New accreditation by the public authorities for the period 2020-2022 : Official Journal decree

Key figures from the industry

3.3 billion items of clothing, household linen and footwear (CHF) were placed on the market in 2022, representing an estimated volume of 826,935 tonnes, or around 12.2 kg per year per inhabitant.

In 2022, 260,403 tonnes of CHF were collected, representing 3.9 kg per inhabitant. The tonnage sorted represented 187,609 tonnes.

The aim is to achieve a collection rate of 60% of the marketings by 2028.

By 2022, there will be 47,406 voluntary drop-off points and 67 sorting centers under agreement with Refashion.

Download the key industry figures map

Consult our 2022 activity report