EPR Textile France

SafariStar specialises in Extended Producer Responsibilities (EPR) and is part of the Amazon Service Provider Network (SPN) for EPR. Making your Recycling and EPR obligations simple and allowing your business to remain policy compliant with Amazon Seller Platform as well as the latest EU Regulations.

EPR Textile France

In 2014, the French Environmental Code R.543-172 to R.543-206 translated the EU WEEE Directive into national law, clarifying the recycling requirements for electronic and electrical products sold in France.
In fact, in France in 1975 defined the Responsabilite elargie des producteurs (REP), requiring producers to be responsible for the recycling of waste produced by their products.

The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) is the head of waste recycling, which has established the SYDEREP (SYsteme DEclaratif des filieres REP, the extended producer liability statement system) to implement waste furniture, scrap electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), household packaging, waste batteries and batteries (PA), waste paper, fluoridated gas (GF), old tires (PU) and scrap vehicles (ELV)

When selling textiles in France, the textile environmental protection agency confirmed that all textile sellers have to report sales to the authorities' ecological organization. Currently, there is no minimum requirement of parts sold. In other words, all sellers selling textiles will need to register their own textile EPR numbers.

Do I need to Register?

If you manufacture, sell or import textile products into the French market, then according to art. R. 541-10-1 11° you must register with Textile EPR Provider. This obligation also applies to non-French producers when selling directly to end users. Textiles include clothing, shoes as well as home textiles, e.g. curtains and bed linen. Moreover, if you are an Amazon seller, as of 1st of January 2022 it is also an Amazon Seller Central requirement for all vendors selling goods that fall under French EPR to register with and EPR Service Provider. France requires a yearly quantity declaration submitted by all sellers, importers or manufacturers of textiles.

Safari Star can support you with all requirements to stay EPR compliant. Contact us to get a quotation.

What Documents are Required for Registration?
Business license (scanned copy)
Certificate of Incorporation (scanned copy)
Company Legal representative ID (scanned copy)
Product picture (best picture with logo)
Product specification (some products are provided together)
Letter of authorization (provided by us)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question: For Amazon Sellers, if I cannot register for French textiles EPR, can Amazon deduct the payment?

Answer: At present, French textiles have confirmed that in cases where the seller cannot register the EPR under a lower limit, and can only be withheld and paid by e-commerce platforms such as Amazon. Other categories, such as packaging, electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), batteries, printing paper, furniture, tires and other products recycled by French EPR, may also have similar requirements. EPR cannot be registered.

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