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The anti-waste law for a circular economy (AGEC)

Achieve AGEC Compliance and share real-time data with your end-consumers

Trace your supply chains and set up your company for a successful transition to a circular economy

Seamlessly navigate france's anti-waste legislation with Retraced

With Retraced you are ready to comply with the anti-waste law for a circular economy for all producers, importers, and distributors of waste-generating consumer products in France

The law came into force on 01.01.2020 for all producers, importers, and distributors of waste-generating consumer products in France. The objective of the legislation is to break the model of a linear economy(extract, manufacture, consume, throw away) and adopt a circular economic model based on:

✔ eco-design of products
✔ responsible consumption
✔ extension of shelf life
✔ recycling of products and waste.

Learn how Retraced can help you

This is how you can tackle the legislation requirements

Requirements (of AGEC) Retraced coverage Retraced features & functionalities
Product Traceability (11 ° of Article L. 541-10-1)
Our Supply Chain Mapping and PO Tracing features allow our clients to trace and share the product journey to consumers through our end-consumer communication widget feature.
Our Supply Chain Mapping and PO Tracing features allow our clients to trace and share the product journey to consumers through our end-consumer communication widget feature.
Consumer information on the incorporation of recycled material (Article R.541-221) or (Article L. 541-10-1)
The percentage of recycled material is automatically calculated based on the products raw material composition and visualized to end-consumers via our communication widget (QR & webshop).
The percentage of recycled material is automatically calculated based on the products raw material composition and visualized to end-consumers via our communication widget (QR & webshop).
Consumer information relating to the presence of plastic microfibers in the products mentioned in 11 ° of Article L. 541-10-1
The presence of plastic microfibers is automatically calculated based on the products raw material composition and visualized to end-consumers via our communication widget (QR & webshop).
The presence of plastic microfibers is automatically calculated based on the products raw material composition and visualized to end-consumers via our communication widget (QR & webshop).
Consumer information on the presence of a dangerous substance
Users can indicate the hazardous material details via their product page. Once users add a hazardous material that has at least 0.1%, it is visualized to end-consumers via our communication widget (QR & webshop).
Users can indicate the hazardous material details via their product page. Once users add a hazardous material that has at least 0.1%, it is visualized to end-consumers via our communication widget (QR & webshop).
Consumer product information on recyclability
Currently there’s no support for this, as ADEME is in the process of aligning this requirement with the European PEF score. Our team is closely monitoring the latest legislation updates.
Currently there’s no support for this, as ADEME is in the process of aligning this requirement with the European PEF score. Our team is closely monitoring the latest legislation updates.
Packaging recyclability information (Article L. 541-10-1)
Currently, there’s no specific information regarding the packaging of textile items and what should be included. At present, Retraced does not support this feature, and our team is diligently monitoring any governmental updates in requirements.
Currently, there’s no specific information regarding the packaging of textile items and what should be included. At present, Retraced does not support this feature, and our team is diligently monitoring any governmental updates in requirements.
Environmental information must be electronically accessible to the public and readily available to consumers at the moment of purchase (article L.541-9-1)
Consumers can effortlessly access real-time product data by scanning the QR code and access our end consumer widget or directly through the brand's webshop.
Consumers can effortlessly access real-time product data by scanning the QR code and access our end consumer widget or directly through the brand's webshop.
Product information must be displayed in French (article 2022-748)
Our end-consumer widget is now available in French. We also support English, German and Spanish.
Our end-consumer widget is now available in French. We also support English, German and Spanish.
ECO SCORE rating
Currently there’s no support for this, as ADEME is in the process of aligning this requirement with the European PEF score. Our team is closely monitoring the latest legislation updates.
Currently there’s no support for this, as ADEME is in the process of aligning this requirement with the European PEF score. Our team is closely monitoring the latest legislation updates.
Supported on platform
Additional consultancy / upgrade service
Not supported
Pending for regulation update
DEFI Mode France testimonial and quote, "Ad the end of a lengthy selection process that took place in early 2022, Retraced's approach emerged as one of the most interesting to explore - according to the vast majority of companies participating in the traceability pilot lead by DEFI within the framework of the CSF".

Approved solution by DEFI and in collaboration with ADEME

Chosen as a key participant in the prestigious DEFI project, our traceability solution has been recognized as the top choice by a majority of brands involved in the project's final report.

Furthermore, we proudly contribute to the ADEME focus group, working closely with the French government’s ecology ministry on matters concerning this important law. Our expertise and insights are valued and we actively participate in shaping the future of sustainable practices.

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