The EU has plans to develop a database for energy-labelled products to monitor all appliances sold in Europe and ensure energy efficiency rules work for the environment and consumers. Here we highlight what's need to turn it into success.
Coolproducts campaigners across Europe urge the European Commission to regulate smartphones by 2021 with requirements that will make them more energy efficient and more durable, repairable and recyclable.
Ahead of the launch of the 2015-2017 Ecodesign Working Plan, Coolproducts have produced a briefing explaining what products could appear in the Working Plan, and what products are at risk of being omitted due to attacks from anti-EU media.
Electronics giants Philips, Electrolux and the Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances Group are calling on Europe to ensure products are designed more sustainably to help combat climate change and help businesses and consumers save billions of euros with the help of ecodesign.