Europe paves way for right to repair

The EU has taken a small step towards cutting waste and greenhouse gases from the manufacturing of popular consumer goods, environmental groups said this week. Manufacturers will be obliged to make several home appliances more easily repairable following an unprecedented decision by national representatives. The measures are part of the EU’s laws aimed at reducing the environmental impacts of products known as ‘Ecodesign’, and are expected to enter into force from April 2021. They will apply to everyday products including … Continue reading Europe paves way for right to repair