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The circularity.ID Open Data Standard describes essential digital product data for clothing and textiles to enable circular economy and recyclability in the fashion industry. Products identifiable with the circularity.ID Open Data Standard make the entire story of a product and its material components accessible and enable circular use and end-of-life phase on the data level.
The circularity.ID Open Data Standard is intended for use in the fashion industry for the labelling, identification and storing of digital product data, optimising products for a circular economy. It is specifically targeting the circularity and recyclability of textiles, and ultimately designed for the potential of fibre-to-fibre recycling.
In short, the circularity.ID Open Data Standard can ensure that:
The circularity.ID is initiated and administered by circular.fashion UG (haftungsbeschrnkt).
The circularity.ID Open Data Standard can be used according to the License GNU General Public License v3.0. and always needs to be referenced when using or modifying the standard. Using the circularity.ID Open Data Standard does not imply that a product was tested for recyclability by circular.fashion, but the use of the standard data format enables circular.fashion to conduct Circular Product Checks, and supports connected services and applications. The circularity.ID Open Data Standard does not imply that data created according to the standard must be made public.
circularity.ID is a registered trademark. Using the the circularity.ID Open Data Standard does not include allowance for using the circularity.ID trademark. circular.fashion is the only issuing body of the circularity.ID and will provide a unique identifying number as a proof. Only when circular.fashion issued an ID as circularity.ID the trademark is allowed to be used following separate guidelines stated in a different document.
For examples how to provide data in the format of the circularity.ID Open Data Standard, please refer to the examples under /examples.
If you would like to provide feedback on the standard, please feel free to reach out to mailto:[email protected]! We are happy to hear your opinion.