European Commission (EC) presented its ‘Fit for 55’ package in July 2021. This includes draft climate, energy, and transport-related legislation.
The Sustainable Products Policy Initiative will revise the Ecodesign Directive and propose additional legislative measures as appropriate and aims to make products placed on the EU market more sustainable. It counts a key part of the Circular Economy Action Plan for a cleaner and more competitive Europe (CEAP) is one of the main flagships of the European Green Deal and a pillar of the New Industrial Strategy for Europe.
eHA turned in a questionnaire within the consulting period that lasted until 9 Juni 2021. In addition to the required questionnaire for consultation, the association shaped a two-page paper highlighting the most important facts: First industry with global standards in testing and evaluating the environmental effects of their products throughout their whole lifetime. Therefore, additional legislative measures should be proven carefully before bringing to action.