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Contacting the GINETEX National Committee in your country
GINETEX is currently composed of 22 country National Members. Each of these National Committees, one per country, is mandated to represent GINETEX and to ensure the correct use of the care symbols in their national territory.
Thanks to GINETEX, national committees can grant the right to companies within their territory to reproduce and use the symbols. The national committees are therefore responsible for care labelling in their own country.
GINETEX created and introduced the system of care symbols in the 1950‘s and has overseen its development eversince. The use of its care symbols is promoted worldwide. The GINETEX Technical Committee meets regularly.
The care symbols are an international trademark owned by GINETEX and registered with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). A mandate is given to National Committees, who in turn grant companies within their country the right to reproduce and use the symbols.
GINETEX is an international network. GINETEX membership enhances your professionalism and competitiveness on the market.
Contacting our Head Office in Paris, France
For those countries where GINETEX does not have a National Committee yet, textile and apparel companies are invited to address their willingness to use the GINETEX care labelling symbols by taking direct contact with the GINETEX headquarters in France.
To contact GINETEX in your country,
please refer to the worldwide GINETEX map
CLEVERCARE.INFO - A REVAMPED WEBSITE!
Enhanced with new sections, the aim of this new website is to become the reference in textile eco-care for consumers.
A NEW PRESIDENT FOR GINETEX
Mr. Thomas Lange, from German Fashion Association, has been appointed President of GINETEX for 2 years starting 1 January 2023.
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RESULTS OF THE 4th IPSOS EUROPEAN BAROMETER 2023
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GREENWASHING: The European Commission proposes a directive on green claims
RESULTS OF THE 3rd IPSOS EUROPEAN BAROMETER 2021
Environmental concerns are now central to Europeans’ new textile care habits.
BREXIT: IMPACT ON TEXTILE LABELLING
Textile labelling requirements in the UK will change starting 1st January 2021. Here are the main new requirements.
THE CHARTER FOR SUSTAINABLE CLEANING
A.I.S.E. presents first products which comply with the renewed detergents industry sustainability standard and relaunched its cleanright.eu platform.
A NEW PRESIDENT FOR GINETEX
Mr. Alejandro Laquidain, from Consejo Intertextil Español, has been elected President of GINETEX for 2 years starting 1 January 2021.
RESULTS OF THE 2ND IPSOS EUROPEAN BAROMETER 2019
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HOW TO CLEAN A FABRIC FACE MASK
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GINETEX SIGNS THE UN CHARTER
By signing the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, we continue our commitment to make consumers and brands aware of the changes necessary to decrease the impact of the textile and Fashion industry on the environment
SUSTAINABLE TEXTILE CARE
Clervercare.info, a full marketing program aimed at end-customers. Discover more with our video and comic strips!
A NEW PARTNERSHIP
GINETEX is now member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition – Both of our international organizations are teaming up for a better world!
JOINT INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
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A BAROMETER FOR CARE LABELLING
GINETEX, in partnership with IPSOS, unveils the outcomes of its European barometer "Europeans and textile care labelling".
THE EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR)
France: The AGEC Law imposes, from January 1st 2022, the affixing of TRIMAN signage and info-sorting on products such as clothing textiles, household linen and footwear.
GINETEX has developed an internationally applicable logo for sustainable care. Consumers are given information to help them reduce the environmental impact of caring for textile.