Sustainability and Environmental Concerns

A voluntary scheme - 1993 - encourages to label products that have a reduced effect on the environment (flower symbol)
Ecolabel
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reduces packaging waste in initial packaging design - ways to recycle and re-use
Packaging Directive
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Refrigerators/washing machine labelled with rating from A - G, indicated energy use for consumers when making a purchase.
Energy Labelling Directive
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Bans on Hazardous materials and chemicals, in electrical and electronic equipment. Reduce damage to human health and makes it easier to recycle after
Restriction of Hazardous substances directive
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encourage reuse and recycle after the use of vehicle, manufacturer have to label plastic parts and not use toxic materials
End of life Vehicle directive
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to develop electrical and electronic products that can be easily separated and recycled, instructions not to discard products but take them back to WEEE collection points
Waste Electrical and Electronic equipment directive
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reduces packaging waste in initial packaging design - ways to recycle and re-use

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Packaging Directive

Card 3

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Refrigerators/washing machine labelled with rating from A - G, indicated energy use for consumers when making a purchase.

Back

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Card 4

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Bans on Hazardous materials and chemicals, in electrical and electronic equipment. Reduce damage to human health and makes it easier to recycle after

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

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encourage reuse and recycle after the use of vehicle, manufacturer have to label plastic parts and not use toxic materials

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