- December 11, 2020
Batteries - modernising EU rules | Consultation Period 10 December 2020 - 05 February 2021
EU law aims to minimise batteries’ harmful effects on the environment. The rules cover their full life cycle, from design & production to reuse & recycling.
In line with the Green Deal and other sustainability-related policies, this initiative would update EU rules to ensure:
(*) all batteries are produced sustainably (i.e. with low resource consumption and little waste generated) and can be easily recycled
(*) any batteries used in the growing market for electric vehicles are sustainable
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