In addition to WEEE and energy efficiency obligations, a set of regulations from the European Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC has been published with requirements for repairability and recyclability of the following household product categories to be assessed:
As of April 1st, 2021, the manufacturer has to provide spare parts as well as maintenance and repair information for in-scope products. For more details…
National transpositions of the EU Directive 2019/904 of 5 June 2019 the the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environmental are underway.
For example, in France, the Loi du 10 février 2020 relative à la lutte contre le gaspillage et à l'économie circulaire (law on fighting waste and the circular economy) includes the following rules on certain electrical and electronic devices, applicable from 2021:
In a nutshell, EcoScan, or Eco-Design assessment, is a solution to measure the environmental impacts of a new product.
It enables to monitor and to reduce energy and resources consumption of this product.
In addition, EcoDesign allows you to meet the ISO 14001-2015 Product Life Cycle (PLC) requirements of your environmental management system.
The EcoScans are part of the PLC exercise.
Several methods of EcoScans are available, such as the ReCiPe method.
In order to perform the Eco-Scans, it is necessary to have the following information of your new design:
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