Publications

Featured publication

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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  • 17 May 2019

    ECOS reacts to the ECHA Proposal on Intentionally Added Microplastics in Products

    Because of the health and environmental risks, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) issued an EU-wide restriction proposal for microplastic particles that are intentionally added to products and are likely to end up in the environment.

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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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  • 27 May 2019

    Declaration – Construction in the circular economy: Towards circular materials, products and buildings

    ECOS supports the joint NGO-industry declaration on circular economy in construction, which calls for a comprehensive strategy to address circularity in buildings – a key consumption area making significant environmental impacts.

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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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