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Ecolabel

1993


Manufacturers encouraged to label products with reduced impact on the environment

Packaging Directive

1994, amended in 2004


Sets targets for reduction in packaging waste


Designing out waste


Sets limits for amounts of toxic metal used in packaging



Energy Labeling directive

1996


White goods labelled with a rating from A to G based on energy use and efficiency


Phases out inefficient appliances

End of Life Vehicle Directive

2003


Encourages the reuse and recycling of waste from vehicles


Restricts use of toxic metal in new cars


Label plastic parts to aid recycling


Information published on how to dismantle vehicles

Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment Directive

2006


Develop electrical goods that can be dismantled


so parts can be reused or recycled


Manufacturers include instructions not to throw away old products they will collect them and take them to collection points

Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive

2006


Bans use of some hazardous materials and chemicals


To safeguard human health