EDANA’s mission for the last 40 years has been to support the industry, especially in areas of performance and safety requirements.
Product stewardship encompasses the environmental, health and safety dimensions of a product and everyone involved in its life cycle. The nonwovens industries’ approach for a sound product stewardship materialises through different approaches such as the development of technical standards, the investment in better and innovative technologies, the adoption of regulations where necessary, the continuous efforts towards more sustainability and the dialogue with consumers and stakeholders.
EDANA supports its members' efforts in dialogue with stakeholders, and in the development of position papers, test methods and regulatory solutions. This approach towards product stewardship is a strong part of the global message our team is spreading in conferences and symposiums across the world. Below are some areas of societal challenges, where the association and the industry are actively working to provide possible solutions, common guidelines and code of practices: