Ecodesign News

  • Environnement S.A cordially invites you at WFES 2016 in Abu Dhabi

    Environnement S.A alongside our distribution centre and technical support Envirozone LLC for Middle East in UAE, QATAR & JORDAN invites you cordially to attend our booth during the World Future Energy Summit 2016, the world’s foremost event dedicated to renewable energies, energy efficiency and clean technologies. During this year’s conference, which will be held in Abu ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Environnement S.A launches Ecodesigned AQMS e-Series of analyzers

    The e-Series of analyzers has been designed with a special consideration to the environmental impacts of the product during its whole lifecycle. The measurement modules of the e-Series are fitted in closed cell expanded polypropylene foam (EPP*) that has outstanding cushioning properties, high strength-to-weight ratio and efficient thermal and electrical insulation. Components such as ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Circular economy: MEPs call for “systemic change” to address resource scarcity

    The EU needs to use natural resources more efficiently - a 30% increase in resource productivity by 2030 could boost its GDP by nearly 1% and create an extra 2 million sustainable jobs, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday. But to achieve this growth, it needs binding waste-reduction targets, revamped ecodesign laws and measures to uncouple growth from resource use, they add, calling on the ...


    By European Parliament

  • The sector is gearing up for new European regulations on Ecolabelling and Ecodesign for biomass equipment

    The International Bioenergy Congress, organised by AVEBIOM, will deal with the legislative changes that will affect the sector over the coming years The regulations regardingenergy labelling for solid ...

  • EEB report urges EU to make better use of resources

    According to a new report from the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), the EU should make better use of one of the most powerful tools at its disposal if it wants to reduce resource consumption in Europe and bring about a circular economy. While the Ecodesign Directive is reported to be already delivering substantial energy savings and is allowing consumers to save hundreds of euros on their ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • METTLER TOLEDO Introduces GreenMT Program, an Eco-Friendly Approach to Measurement Equipment

    The GreenMT program has spawned an EcoDesign initiative that targets the full product lifecycle by holistically optimizing the use of materials and energy in manufacturing, reducing energy and resources consumed during use, and mitigating end-of-life impacts. The program comprehensively measures energy and resource usage as a means of determining the company's global carbon footprint. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Call for speakers for Americana 2015

    Today's societies are faced with numerous environmental challenges: climate change, overexploitation and depletion of natural resources, waste management, air and water pollution, loss of ecological services, etc. These are all challenges that affect us directly or indirectly on a daily basis and they all have one thing in common: each and every one of them will forever change the way we live and ...


    By Réseau Environnement

  • Machinery of government change: energy-using products policy

    This written ministerial statement confirms that policy responsibility for energy-using products will transfer from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, the UK’s interests in the IEA Implementing Agreement on Energy Efficient End-use Equipment (4E) and the Super-efficient ...

  • ADT Demonstrates How to Achieve Increased Efficiency and Reduced Emissions for Standards Compliance at ASME Turbo Expo 2013

    Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite, will exhibit in Booth 818 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) ...


    By PRWeb

  • Credible and Commercial: the success factors of eco-labeling

    Eco-labelling schemes are on the rise – customers and environmental experts alike are confused with the booming “industry”. The difference between the two groups is that the customers’ decision for or against a label is the fateful one: it decides the ultimate success or failure of the label. At the same time the judgment of an environmental expert – the one ...


    By thinkstep

  • Selerant announces expansion to India market

    Selerant (www.selerant.com) announces its expansion into the India Market, answering the demand of an untapped PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) market for the process manufacturing industry. The official launch will begin with a seminar, PLM Solutions Empower Companies to Achieve Operational Excellence, co-hosted by analyst firm ARC.  The event will be held on April 26, 2012 (Thursday) at ...


    By Selerant srl

  • English Translation of Turkish Ecodesign Requirements

    An English translation of the Turkish 2011 Ecodesign Requirements for Standby and Off Mode Electric Power Consumption of Electrical and Electronic Household and Office Equipment is now available for purchase from ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • Sign up! Improving product & process sustainability

    Are you pressed by rising demands from customers and regulators for improved environmental performance?  These and the increasing push for transparency is driving a surge in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).  GaBi LCA Software incites unprecedented innovation to improve environmental performance not merely shifting the burden resulting in unintended consequences. With an understanding of ...


    By thinkstep

  • Ground-breaking product eco-labelling trial

    The French government has launched an eco-labelling program to guide consumers on the environmental impacts of their everyday purchases. With the passing of the Grenelle 2 law in 2010, France set the framework for this project. A 12-month trial will start in July 2011 with 168 companies volunteering 1000 products. Companies will calculate simplified Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) of their ...


    By thinkstep

  • BASF introduces select(tm) eco-label manager

    BASF today announced the launch of its SELECT™ (Sustainability, Eco-Labeling and Environmental Certification Tracking) Eco-Label Manager, a database created to strategically manage the abundance of eco-labels, environmental claims, directories and ratings systems by allowing the user to search, analyze and ...

  • LCA in design conference

    Pete Girard, Senior Consultant with PE Americas will speak at the LCA Sustainable Product Design Conference occurring October 26 and 27 in Miami, FL, USA. His presentation will be part of a panel discussion on: Prioritizing Design Efforts. The session is intended to discuss assessing strategies to prioritize sustainability efforts in the product design process to get the best portfolio of green ...


    By thinkstep

  • WSP launches new online green product design tool

    The way we design, make and unmake products is a major contributor to environmental impacts and issues. Over 80% of product-related environmental impacts are typically locked-in during the design phase of a product. Waste, toxics, global warming and water scarcity impacts can be significantly minimised through intelligent design, lifecycle thinking and eco-innovation. Product designers, their ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • New eco-design tool goes live

    We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online eco-design tool enabling designers, engineers and brand owners to assess the lifecycle impacts of their products and gain valuable compliance information. "Product Ecology" has been developed for a diverse range of users worldwide. From product engineers, manufacturers and brand ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • How to do eco-design? Webinars by PE INTERNATIONAL

    Two webinars held by PE INTERNATIONAL, in cooperation with Leonardo ENERGY, will clarify the basis for developing and understanding Life Cycle Assessments, the Eco-Design of Buildings and building energy use (Session 1). Session 2 will provide a practical application of these principles.   Session 1 - ...


    By thinkstep

  • `Synergy may save environmental policy-making`

    In order to create efficient environmental legislation, synergy effects and a life-cycle approach should be used in policy-making, according to a new report on WEEE, RoHS and the Ecodesign directive. In a new report, carried out by scientists at Lund university on behalf of the European Environment Bureau, the synergy effects are investigated between RoHS, WEEE and the Ecodesign directives. ...


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