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Useful Links

United Kingdom Environment Agency

Environmental Permits and exemptions, public registers, data, maps, reporting of incidents and waste advice.

International Wool Textile Organisation

The wool industry’s world Trade Association – a source of useful information about wool and the wool industry as well as listing various wool related events and publications.


Recognised official body for the textile and clothing industry at European and International levels. Active in areas such as Trade, Environment, Education, Training, Standards, R&D and Innovation.

British Wool Marketing Board

Central marketing organisation for UK fleece wool. Source of information on wool marketing, pricing wool grading and wool promotion.

UK Fashion & Textile Association

Represents UK manufacturers retailers and designers of textiles. Runs an Environment Committee (in contact with the EA) and the UKFT Climate Change Levy scheme for textile manufacturers. A source of information on REACH legislation, ethical sourcing and organic branding.

UK Health & Safety Executive – REACH

Information on REACH regulation and how industry should approach compliance


Source of information and regulation for UK and EU environment issues

WoolSafe Organisation

Carpet and floor covering cleaning industry service provider. Woolsaf certification for carpet cleaner products and systems especially for wool. Environmental accreditation via Cleanseal certificate and Enco certificates.

Wools of New Zealand

Sales and marketing of New Zealand wool. Source of information on New Zealand wool and country processors.

The Woolmark Company

Information about wool, market intelligence trends and innovations mainly for fine apparel wools.

Australian Wool Innovation

R&D and marketing for Australian wool around the world.