The EU Commission wants to introduce repair duty for mobile phones and electrical appliances

For the environment and climate protection plan to curb Germany and other countries, the use of disposable plastic stronger. 15 governments and 66 companies and

The EU Commission wants to introduce repair duty for mobile phones and electrical appliances

For the environment and climate protection plan to curb Germany and other countries, the use of disposable plastic stronger. 15 governments and 66 companies and organizations under a Pact against plastic, signed on Friday in Brussels, the waste, the European Plastics Pact.

they pledged to use less plastic, recycle more, and reduce your plastic waste. The aim of the Alliance between politics and the economy a circular economy. The action plan for the circular economy, the Commission intends to present in Brussels next week.

The signatories of the Plan say that by 2025, where possible, only reusable plastic packaging and products. The Recycling capacity, such as in the case of electrical appliances, is to be increased within five years and progress annually recorded.

the EU wants the right to repair cell phones

the Plan of The EU-Commission sees far more and more industries in the obligation away from electrical devices, such as Smartphones and Tablets. As the "mirror" reported, will be presented in the coming week, the following points of the draft are:

  • electrical appliances : consumers should receive with the purchase of a "right to repair" . In addition, the EU common chargers for Smartphones wants to curb the huge amounts of electronic waste. In a study of the EU, it was said that the combination of uniform charging sockets offer to the mobile phones, and compatible charging devices the most comfort for the consumer. However, the extent of the positive environmental effects was unclear. The EU Parliament pointed out that by charging devices, 51,000 tonnes of electronic waste arise every year.
  • Recycling : the plans of The Commission also a recycling rate of batteries electrical appliances and E-cars prior to see. The strategy contained "a clear Vision with quantified targets at EU level, so that all plastic packaging entering the EU market, up to 2030, reusable or recyclable", - stated in the action plan for the circular economy.
  • packaging waste will be greatly reduced. The EU is aiming to Commission mandatory Targets and bans of certain materials - for example, plastic packaging for fruit and fruit – to.
  • The deliberate use of micro-plastic is to be restricted.
  • finally, the construction and textile industry in the visor of the EU. In the industries according to the EU Plan, the use of environmentally damaging and hazardous materials and chemicals and recycling rate are on the rise.

The circular economy have also opened new business opportunities, led to new business models and new markets within and outside the EU opened up. By circulation, economic activities, such as repairs, re-use or Recycling were generated in the year 2016 nearly 147 billion EUR in value added and investments in the amount of approximately 17,5 billion euros.

consumer to consumer behaviour change

The action plan for the circular economy strengthens, with the right to repair the rights of consumers. At the same time, the EU also focused on the participation of citizens. The Transition to a more circular economy requires the active participation of citizens to change their consumption patterns, the EU stated.

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Date Of Update: 06 March 2020, 20:00

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