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The ECAP is a governmental backed action plan to adapt sustainable practices in the clothing sector

ECAP is €3.6 million EU LIFE funded project which aims to reduce clothing waste across Europe and embed a circular economy approach. The project runs for three and a half years, ending in March 2019. Objectives and targets The focus of ECAP is to adopt a circular approach to divert clothing waste from landfill and incineration across Europe. Specifically it aims to: - Divert over 90 tonnes of clothing waste from landfill and incineration. - Reduce the carbon, water and waste footprints of clothing in Europe. - Ensure that fewer low grade textiles go to incineration and landfill. - Prevent waste in the clothing supply chain. - Encourage innovation in resource-efficient design, recycling of textile fibres and service models to encourage business growth in the sector. - Influence consumers to buy smarter and use clothing for longer by using the existing Love Your Clothes consumer campaign.