The Romanian government is planning to boost its citizens’ energy and water use at home by replacing around 60 000 washing machines, air conditioners, fridges and freezers with appliances scoring very high on the energy label.

Reparability is a topic that is important to all of us and what the home appliance sector in Europe values most is people’s safety and consumer choices. The industry wanted to better understand how repairable its products are, and the end results are very positive. 

Circular Society can support solutions to the 17% small home appliances ending up in the bin. Read more about how APPLiA and other organisations are facing the challenge. 

Read home appliance industry's position paper on horizontal 10% efficiency information, spare parts, multiple output for external power supplies, as well as our request when it comes to standardisation & timing to implement necessary changes.

On September 5th, APPLiA's Director General, Paolo Falcioni presented how innovative solutions coming from the home appliance sector could provide an answer in moving towards sustainable societies. 

Home appliance manufacturers in Europe, represented by APPLiA, have committed to further respond to recyclers’ needs by starting to distinctly mark certain large appliances containing F-Gases and Vacuum Insulation Panels.

While the EU Sustainable Energy Week has become a traditional opportunity for the association to have a say, its edition in 2018 has been the first for APPLiA.

Three industry associations, representing home appliances, detergents and the textile care sector, are determined to help consumers save water, reduce CO2 emissions and their monthly bills. #BeTheMaster 

A joint letter was sent to the European Commission from APPLiA and 5 other industry associations, with regards to the progress of the Ecodesign framework.