Based on over 100 interviews conducted with European producers of ceramics and glass, the Cumulative Cost Assessment of the EU ceramics and glass industries quantified the regulatory costs generated in the last 10 years by EU legislation and affecting the following sectors: bricks and tiles, ceramic tiles, refractories, flat glass, glass tableware and packaging glass.
More shoes, more problems? Global shoe consumption grows continuously and brings with it environmental impacts during production and disposal. But bio-based, biodegradable and recycled footwear can now help you to reduce your environmental footprint!
The new EU Regulation setting a framework for energy labelling, simplifying and updating the energy efficiency labelling requirements for products sold in the EU, has been published in the EU’s Official Journal. In the future, all products will be labelled on a new, updated and clearer scale from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient). Full article…
In June 2017, as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week, four innovative sustainable energy projects received EU Sustainable Energy Awards. The Home Energy Saving Kit project, which supplies energy saving toolkits to households in Dublin, Ireland, was the winner of the Consumers category. Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Communications Manager for the company behind the project, explains further.