Factual Summary Report of the Public Consultation on the EU Strategy for Sustainable Textiles


This report provides a factual summary of the results of the Online Public Consultation (OPC) held in the context of the preparation of the upcoming EU Strategy for Sustainable Textiles 1 . The OPC was one element of a wider consultation that also included a set of seven workshops as well as consultation with national authorities. A more in-depth analysis of the consultation activities will feed into the final report in support of the preparation of the EU Strategy for Sustainable Textiles.

The OPC took place between 12.05.2021 and 04.08.2021. It was launched on the EU Better Regulation platform, Have Your Say, and targeted all citizens and organisations. It was advertised via the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform 2 and through the social media accounts of the Directorate General for the Environment and Directorate General for or Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.

This document should be regarded solely as a summary of the contributions made by stakeholders to the online public consultation on the EU Strategy for Sustainable Textiles. It cannot in any circumstances be regarded as the official position of the Commission or its services. Responses to the consultation activities cannot be considered as representative sample of the views of the EU population.

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Eur-lex, 18 February 2022
; https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=PI_COM%3AAres%282022%29771808