News & events

  • 20 November 2019

    CALL FOR EXPERTS – Taps & Showers

    ECOS is looking for experts in the field of energy-related products under the Ecodesign framework to provide us with technical input and represent ECOS position in the development of standards and regulations. Expertise in the product group of taps and showers is a must.

  • 20 November 2019

    CALL FOR EXPERTS – Steel for Construction

    As part of global efforts to combat climate change, the European Steel industry is required to undergo great transformation in order to contribute to the decarbonisation process. Reducing emissions through innovations in energy and improving material circularity will be key. Construction sector accounts for over half of demand and emissions for steel globally. Experience in this sector is desired.

  • 19 November 2019

    The Inconvenient Truth About E-Waste

    In our digitalised and tech-hungry world, the amount of electronic and electrical devices is ever increasing. Sooner or later, all of these devices are discarded due to early replacement or defects. E-waste is one of the most problematic waste streams globally because of its large volume and the environmental risks it poses, largely due to hazardous substances . In 2016, more than a quarter of the 44,7 Mt of e-waste produced worldwide was generated in the EU with an average of 16,6 kg/person. So what happens with this mountain of e-waste?

  • 19 September 2019

    ECOS Newsletter – September 2019

    ECOS Standadisation Training, updates on ecodesign and spotlight on refrigerants with a NEW ECOS Factsheet! Read our latest news!

  • 27 June 2019

    ECOS Newsletter – June 2019

    A report on plastic, a throwback to our 2018 activities, lots on ecodesign, a comprehensive nano update and so much more!

  • 25 April 2019

    ECOS Newsletter – April 2019

    A conference on ecodesign of plastic, new work on nanomaterials, natural refrigerants, Ecodesign Package AND a new Director! Take a look at our latest news!

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