While many aspire to a paperless office or home, the reality is that 24.8 million printers were sold in Europe in 2016, and only a slight decline in this sales trend is expected in the future. With current printers becoming increasingly disposable and the majority of cartridges ending up in landfill, it is high time for the EU to take action.
Do you #knowYourheater? Of course you don’t, how could you when it doesn’t even have an energy label?
Consumers are still not informed of the poor performance of portable electric heaters, which can be bought at very low prices and can effectively comply with the existing ecodesign regulation with a simple mechanic thermostat control.