The latest edition of the Retail Forum for Sustainability was held on 11th December in Brussels, on the day Commission President Von der Leyen laid down its vision on how “to transform EU's economy and society to put it on a more sustainable path.”

The European Commission is considering the preparation of possible Implementing Acts laying down minimum quality standards for treatment of Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE).

#Score4Charity's teams competed for a good cause

The ORAMA Project, a Horizon 2020 initiative developed to optimise a European system containing information on raw materials, was born 2 years ago with the intention of identifying best practices in the EU.

The secret world behind the products we use could be complex, but one thing is clear, EU’s legislators and manufacturers have worked day and night to deliver energy efficient, repairable and connected products. 

On November 13th, MEP Maria Da Graça Carvalho hosted an event in the European Parliament to discuss opportunities for setting a balanced and effective product policy landscape. 

Imagine if the best students were not be able to pass to the next class despite their great marks only because the rules have changed. What would your child do if it knows that it could not have an “A”? It might become less motivated to study hard, and that would be a pity.

The short reportage follows the life of an appliance that has been left disappointed with the way some products are treated at their end of life. Launched on International E-Waste Day (14 October 2019), the video explains why achieving Circular Culture can be the right shift towards circularity and how European legislation can bring this model forward.

APPLiA is amongst the signatories of the Circular Plastics Alliance declaration that collects plastics value chain stakeholders' commitments towards recyclability.