Ecodesign News

  • New EVISA E25.R and E40.R

    MIL’S launches its new range of lubricated rotary vane vacuum pumps EVISA E25.R & E40.R. They offer a compact design and new performances in terms of ultimate vacuum, 6 x 10-2 mbar, and in terms of energy efficiency. These new pumps integrate the ECO CONCEPT label. You can download the pfd leaflet in ...


    By MIL’S

  • 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

  • SGS Ecodesign Expert to Lead Workshop at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit 2014 in Hong Kong

    Xavier Vital, SGS’s US-based Global Ecodesign Manager, will lead stakeholders and industry experts in a workshop at this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, 10 November, in Hong Kong. This international event covers major sustainability developments in the beauty industry. Its aim is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stakeholders to debate ...


    By SGS

  • Further market surveillance success from the National Measurement Office Enforcement team

    As part of their enforcement activity in the field of ecodesign and energy labelling the National Measurement Office (NMO) has recently concluded work with Pik-a-Pak, owners of the iGenix brand, regarding the performance of their IG3970 ...

  • New world refrigerator ecodesign investigation

    The National Measurement Office (NMO) have completed an investigation in which domestic appliance manufacturer, Glen Dimplex Home Appliances, was found to be supplying an incorrect energy label on one of their models of refrigerator. An investigation undertaken by the NMO established that the New World refrigerator (model number ILA800) was found to use an average of 14.5% more energy than ...

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon Trust to design eco-labelling scheme for Mexico

    The Carbon Trust has been selected to develop an environmental labelling scheme for products and services in Mexico. The Carbon Trust has been selected to develop an environmental labelling scheme for products and services in Mexico. The scheme will be designed to promote sustainable purchasing and procurement for consumers, companies and the public sector. The objective of this ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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) ...


  • SGS to Present at the 2012 Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Paris, France

    William Lepercq, Senior Ecodesign Consultant at SGS France, will speak at the European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Paris, taking place from November 21 to 23, 2012. His presentation will focus on the benefits of environmental footprint assessments and provide a best-practice case in sustainability with examples drawn from his experience in environmental ...


    By SGS

  • 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

  • New Study Puts Eco-labels to the Test

     A new report released today by the University of Victoria ranks eco-labels intended to distinguish seafood produced with less damage to the environment. It is the first study to evaluate how eco-labels for farmed marine fish compare to unlabeled options in the marketplace. "How Green is Your Eco-label?" is designed to help seafood buyers sort through competing ...

  • 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

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