Decisive negotiations on batteries kick off tomorrow in Brussels – Environmental NGOs demand clear commitments to responsible sourcing, design, reuse and recycling
Four of the largest environmental organisations in Europe call on negotiators to introduce an environmentally ambitious legislative framework for batteries, particularly with regard to due diligence, low carbon footprint, collection of used batteries, establishment of a deposit system, replaceability requirements, high quality recycling, prevention of illegal imports and promotion of second life applications.
After the European Parliament and the Council submitted their final amendments to the Commission’s proposal for a Batteries Regulation, decisive negotiations among the three institutions are kicking off tomorrow.
Ahead of the trialogues, NGOs provide negotiators with an overview of civil society recommendations on each institution´s position to ensure a truly sustainable battery market in the EU. CONTINUE READING ON: ecostandard.org