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EnvironmentEU expends cooperation with international partners on Raw Materials

Launch of the Minerals Security Partnership Forum (or “MSP Forum”) announced
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EnvironmentEcodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation - May 2024 Update

The final text of the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR) was adopted
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EnvironmentCritical Raw Materials Act adopted

The European Parliament voted to adopt the Critical Raw Materials Act.
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EnvironmentCommon rules promoting the repair of goods (Right to repair)

The European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted their opinion on the Common rules promoting the repair of goods (Right…
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EnvironmentEcodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

The co-legislators entered trilogue negotiations on the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR) proposal.
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EnvironmentCritical Raw Materials Act - November update

In September, the first introductory trilogue on the European Critical Raw Materials Act took place.
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Proposal for a European Critical Raw Materials Act (ECRMA)

The Commission adopted its proposal for a European Critical Raw Materials Act (ECRMA) as part of the Green Deal Industrial Plan.
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Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

The Commission has listed 12 end-use, 7 intermediary products and 3 horizontal measures as potentially suitable for the first working plan.
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European Critical Raw Materials Act adopted

On 16 March, the European Commission adopted the European Critical Raw Materials Act (ECRMA).
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European Critical Raw Materials Act: January 2023 Update

The Act aims to address the evolving dependencies on China and Russia when it comes to raw materials and fossil fuels in order to ensure more resilient supply chains.
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Ecotax: Enlarged Responsibility of Producers

With the Anti-Waste for a Circular Economy Act (AGEC), DIY and garden items are subject to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR).
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European Critical Raw Materials Act

The European Commission published a Call for Evidence for an Impact Assessment and opened a public consultation until 25 November 2022 to provide input into the future…
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Position and recommendations on the proposed Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

Our lobbying partner Orgalim welcomes the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation as a key measure to further optimise the way resources are used as well as…
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Environment: Position paper on the upcoming revision of the RoHS Directive

Position paper of our lobbying partner Orgalim.
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Italy: Environmental labelling obligation for packaging suspended until 30.6.2022

The environmental labelling obligation for packaging in Italy has been suspended again until 30 June 2022.
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Environmental Footprint - February 2022 update

The revision aims at further incentivising the industry to manufacture products that have a better environmental performance.
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Sustainable Products Initiative

Main aims are the broadening the scope of the Ecodesign Directive beyond energy related products, mandatory requirements for recycled content, information and labelling,…
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Communication on the Commission work programme for 2022

The 2022 agenda is centred on six headline ambitions.
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Sustainable Products Initiative

News on the EU Digital Product Passport
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Circular Economy Policy – November 2020 update

The European Commission intends to broaden the scope of the Ecodesign Directive to cover a wider range of equipment, beyond energy related products.
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