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Friday, May 24, 2024

The bluesign® Difference

The bluesign® Difference ‘The bluesign® difference’ is the pathway, “to meet specific sustainability criteria, with four particular areas in mind; resource efficiency, environmental impact, health and safety at work, and consumer protection,” as said by Sugath Disanayake, Assistant Manager – Chemical Sustainability at MAS Capital in the latest blog update at MAS Holdings. At bluesign®,…
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Friday, February 16, 2024

bluesign CMR Solvent Phaseout Program

bluesign CMR Solvent Phaseout Program In a bid to enhance environmental performance and ensure consumer safety, we have launched a comprehensive phaseout program for critical solvents. Since its inception in September 2021, this initiative has gained traction among our system partner manufacturers, aiming to mitigate the adverse effects of hazardous substances. CMR (carcinogenic, mutagenic, or…
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Friday, January 26, 2024

EU parliament adopts law on banning greenwashing

EU parliament adopts law on banning greenwashing bluesign® welcomed the news that the EU parliament has voted overwhelmingly for a new law banning greenwashing and misleading product information, putting a stop to generic and unsubstantiated environmental claims. In the future, all environmental claims will need to be backed by verified data supporting those statements. Generic…
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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Extended Producer Responsibility in France

Eco-modulation in France Get a bonus for your textile products certified as bluesign® PRODUCT Extended Producer Responsibility in France Governments are increasingly legislating to improve circularity of material use in textile supply chains. France’s Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program is one such example. Not only does it require producers[1] to pay for the recycling and…
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Friday, December 8, 2023

Toxic zinc pyrithione in textile products

Toxic zinc pyrithione in textile products Zinc Pyrithione is a biocide that is still widely used in the industry. Since March 2022 it is prohibited for the use in cosmetic articles in the EU market, where it was mainly used as an anti-dandruff agent and preservative. But this substance is still applied in textile industry…
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Friday, November 24, 2023

Transforming Waste into Fashion

Transforming Waste into Fashion with SYSTEM PARTNER ERCA Group We Celebrate ERCA’s Brand REVECOL®: Transforming Waste into Sustainable Fashion with the help of Patagonia and YKK Today, we proudly announce a groundbreaking development that is set to revolutionize the fashion-making process. ERCA, a key player in the sector and an Italian innovation-driven chemical group, has…
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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

BLUESIGN® academy white paper: new york fashion act

BLUESIGN® academy white paper: new york fashion act The Fashion Act is intended to lead the way on sustainable apparel production, in much the same way that the State of California was in the vanguard of vehicle emissions legislation in the US some years the-new-york-fashion-actDownload Back Share on facebook Twitter
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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The european commision green claims directive

The european commission green claims directive Among the many new initiatives being prepared by legislative bodies across the globe, the European Commission’s far-reaching Green Deal initiative has recently seen the tabling of their Green Claims Directive. It calls for greater regulation of all environmental claims, through certification by an accredited body. This represents a major…
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Friday, September 29, 2023

academy news bisphenol

Bisphenol restriction proposal withdrawn Friday, September 29, 2023 bluesign proactively monitors and restricts substances of concern to help its system partners to be prepared for upcoming regulations. The European Chemicals Agency ECHA informed on August 30th that: “The German authorities have withdrawn their proposal to restrict bisphenols that have endocrine disrupting properties to the environment from the opinion-making…
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Friday, July 28, 2023

Decarbonization Priorities for Brands

Decarbonization Priorities for Brands Background Under the 2015 Paris Agreement – the latest legally binding international treaty on climate change – 195 countries are committed to limit global temperature increase to well below 2.0 degrees Celsius (° C) and to strive for 1.5° C above pre-industrial levels. In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change…
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Friday, March 31, 2023

bluesign CEO Joins Board

Our CEO Daniel Rüfenacht Joins the Founders Board at Transformer’s Foundation We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Daniel Rüfenacht, has joined the Founders Board at the Transformers Foundation, a non-profit organization representing a unified voice for the denim industry accelerating more sustainable practices. As a global leader in sustainable solutions with a focus…
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Saturday, March 25, 2023

EU Green Deal

EU Green DealThe EU Is Implementing Its Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Find Out How bluesign Can Help EU Green Deal and the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability The European Green Deal (EGD) is a set of initiatives all 27 EU Member States are committed to with the main goal to transform the EU into a modern,…
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By our side from the start, @madewell has and continues to impress with the dedication they demonstrate to cleaning up the denim supply chain. By incorporating bluesign Denim to 13 of their styles in their last collection they certainly aren’t looking to simply check boxes in this category.

As our partnership promises, we are excited to keep providing more and more Madewell bluesign Denim that way you don’t have to choose between that Madewell look & feel and clean production practices. 💙👖
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