Standards are at the core of the EU Single Market and the New Legislative Framework for products, and key to the EU ́s economic integration that is imperative in today’s geopolitical context more than ever. Here, are 7 recommendations to a successful implementation of the EU Standardisation Strategy. 

APPLiA, representing the home appliance industry, welcomes the launch of the call for evidence on the RoHS Directive revision.

Here are the 12 signatories of the joint statement which addresses the need for ETS and CBAM proposals to take into account downstream industries.

Here are six recommendations to the European Parliament, on Article 11 of the Batteries Regulation, in order to achieve battery replaceability without compromising consumer safety, performance or innovative capacity of the sector.

In order to achieve the EU packaging recycling targets by 2025/2030, the collection rates in the EU must increase. The undersigned organisations are putting forward a concrete and actionable solution to establish an easy and understandable system for correct sorting at source. 

This paper is APPLiA’s contribution to the feedback mechanism launched by the European Commission on six of the Fit for 55 package proposals. 

The COP26 Glasgow Climate Summit came to an end with a handful of agreements touching upon different sectors at the global level. 

Today, through a range of highly efficient existing technologies and at affordable costs, it is possible to significantly reduce and optimise energy needs in buildings. Yet, the yearly energy renovation rate in the European Union remains well under 1% of the total building stock. 

APPLiA supports the decarbonisation objectives of the Green Deal and appreciates the need for an ambitious package of policy measures. Nevertheless, the current proposals risk missing the goal. In this paper, we explain what should be modified or improved.