The proposal marks a landmark step to combat the over-packaging of products and growing amounts of waste. This calls for requirements with an empirical basis and right timing for implementation.

In view of the ENVI Committee vote on 1 March, the undersigned industries stress that banning all F-gas without taking into account the outweighing benefits arising from the growth of heat pumps and foams would lead to inadvertent environmental, social, economic and political consequences.

To be fit for purpose, the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) should effectively reduce carbon emissions and prevent carbon leakage down the value chain. Here are 4 recommendations from EU downstream industries to support a fair, ambitious and comprehensive EU carbon pricing system.

APPLiA welcomes the evaluation of the WEEE legislation which will provide an opportunity to assess fully if the current WEEE Directive remains fit for purpose.

How will the horizontal provisions introduced in the AI Act interact with existing requirements and obligations? In a joint statement, 11 EU industry associations support incorporating the concepts of the NLF into the AI Act.

In response to the Commission's Have Your Say consultation, APPLiA shared its stance and views on the new proposal for a Regulation on F-Gases. 

In response to the Commission's Have Your Say consultation, APPLiA has consolidated a set of recommendations on the recently adopted proposal for an Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation.

As it stands, the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will fall short of its objective, and drive production and investment outside of Europe. Our Q&A takes you through all the ramifications of CBAM as currently proposed on EU industrial competitiveness.

Almost everything we consume today is packaged. Preserving the integrity of the Single Market is key to ensuring that packaging materials and packaged goods can move freely around the EU.