In the European H2020 project DECOAT research has been performed to remove coatings and paints from textile and plastics substrates, and so enabling circularity. Nowadays these multi-layered products end up in incineration or landfill. By removing the coating/paint, the bulk material can be further processed. Removing the coatings is done by incorporating specially designed triggers into the adhesive layers. At end-of-life, these additives are activated, leading to debonding of the coating. The envisaged triggering actions are microwave radiation, heat and moist. Removal of the coatings can also be achieved via a solvation process, which is also being assessed. This presentation will focus on the obtained results on debonding of textile substrates.