Publications

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For Better Not Worse: Applying Ecodesign Principles to Plastics in the Circular Economy

The report offers a comprehensive analysis of the existing policy tools, and makes four policy recommendations to drive a more environmentally-sound design of plastic and products containing plastic in a circular economy.

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  • 12 June 2019

    For Better Not Worse: Applying Ecodesign Principles to Plastics in the Circular Economy

    The report offers a comprehensive analysis of the existing policy tools, and makes four policy recommendations to drive a more environmentally-sound design of plastic and products containing plastic in a circular economy.

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  • 21 May 2019

    Position paper: Europe needs an ambitious regulatory framework to guarantee sustainability of batteries

    Adopting sustainability requirements for batteries is crucial, as the electrification and decarbonisation of various sectors, such as mobility and energy storage, depends on the rechargeable battery technology.

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  • 19 March 2019

    ECOS calls for a positive vote for climate-friendly commercial refrigeration!

    Together with a number of stakeholders, ECOS co-signed a position paper that urges National Committees to vote positively and support the new commercial refrigeration standard.

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  • 22 February 2019

    ECOS Work Programme 2019

    ECOS Work Programme 2019 is now available for download! Take a look at our priorities!

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  • 15 March 2018

    ECOS Work Programme 2018

    Learn about our activities planned for 2018!

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  • 28 February 2017

    ECOS Work Programme 2017

    Read all about our 2017 activities!

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  • 17 May 2019

    ECOS Annual Report 2018

    ECOS had a fantastic 2018! Our successes helped shape standards and laws combatting climate change, promoting clean energy and a circular economy.

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  • 10 May 2019

    The Energy Label should go circular!

    As Europe works towards revamping this well-known EU guide to better products, ECOS argues it is high time for the Energy Label to also inform consumers on the durability and repairability of products, and help meet the Circular Economy objectives.

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  • 02 May 2019

    ECOS comments on the preliminary draft 2020 Annual Union Work Programme for Standardisation

    ECOS welcomes the opportunity to comment on the preliminary draft 2020 Annual Union Work Programme (AUWP) for Standardisation.

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