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> Rechargeable Battery manufacturers for a sustainable economy

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Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

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Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

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Legislation & Transport

11
JUN
2015

Update of the UN regulation for the transport of Dangerous Goods

On December 12,  2014 were voted during the meeting of the UN Sub Committee of Experts for the Transport of Dangerous Goods, in Geneva,  several...
23
DEC
2014

New Commission Regulation voted in December 2014

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1357/2014 of 18 December 2014 replacing Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the...
18
AUG
2014

Waste Directives Revision

Ex-post evaluation of Five Waste Stream Directives Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the...

RECHARGE Positions

11
JUN
2015

Battery Industry position about the EU List of Waste revision

Due to the diversity, complexity and constant evolution of the composition of batteries and the wide range of composition observed, it will be...
21
MAR
2015

Cross-industry recommendations for better regulation in chemicals management

In recent years there has been growing concern about the effectiveness of applying the EU chemical regulation REACH’s Authorisation scheme to...
11
MAR
2015

Contribution of advanced rechargeable batteries to the EU agenda and initiatives on Climate & Energy, Raw Materials & Resource Efficiency

This report demonstrates how advanced rechargeable batteries play an interactive role in people’s daily life, and how these developed...

RECHARGE Newsletter Releases

29
MAY
2015

EU consultation on circular economy launched

The European Commission launched on Thursday a 12-week public consultation on the circular economy and intends to publish an action plan before...
19
MAY
2015

Measuring REACH and CLP Enforcement Commission publishes report on study proposing 50 enforcement indicators for regulations on chemicals

The enforcement of EU legislation plays an essential role in ensuring that the Internal Market for goods works effectively so as to create jobs...
22
APR
2015

Recast of WEEE Directive – European Commission

Waste of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) such as computers, TV-sets, fridges and cell phones is one the fastest growing waste streams...