ZDHC waste-water testing
The Roadmap to Zero: ZDHC testing at Hohenstein
Erve Europe are pleased to announce that testing laboratory Hohenstein is now a member of The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Programme (ZDHC), meaning we can offer an even wider range of tests that ensure the quality of our materials.
The Hohenstein laboratory offers a wide range of chemical tests that detect harmful substances in textiles. These tests can be conducted at all stages of the production process: on raw, intermediate and end products. This helps manufacturers and brands to ensure the quality of their products.
In December 2018 Hohenstein became a member of ZDHC and gained ZDHC accreditation for its waste-water testing facilities.
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Programme is a collaboration of brands, value-chain affiliates and other organisations. Its ultimate aim is to eliminate hazardous chemicals from the textile and footwear industry. ZDHC members are committed to advancing towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the value chain to improve the environment and people’s wellbeing.
A wide range of testing facilities
ZDHC is a highly valued programme and we are delighted to be able to offer ZDHC-certified waste-water tests by Hohenstein. As Erve Europe is compliant with ZDHC standards, we require all our suppliers to subject their products to waste-water testing and we can now offer an additional laboratory for it.
About Erve Europe
Erve Europe is a European leader in character licenses and brands. We produce branded fashion and apparel featuring TV, film, cartoon and video game heroes. As part of Erve Group, we have nine offices across five continents and offer the entire supply chain.
Starting with our in-house design team and portfolio of licenses – we source, produce, package and transport collections at the request of major fashion retailers.
With more than 33 years in the industry, our dynamic team values growth, transparency and customer focus. Our exceptional quality and sustainable practices have earned us a reputation for excellence.
Find our head office in the Brussels region of Zaventem.
Your fashion powerhouse of licenses and brands
Erve Europe is part of the Erve Group: a circle of companies including Beconnected, our global sourcing division with offices in China, Bangladesh, India, Africa, Australia and the USA, and Beconnected Industrial specialized in labels and printing in Ethiopia.
ZDHC (roadmap to zero) website
Hohenstein Press Release (pdf)