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Product Bureau

This project started in September 2016 and finalised in January 2020.

The project was developed from 2016 to 2020. The following tasks were carried out:

  • Analysis and development of assessment methods and requirements related to material efficiency aspects of products
  • Analysis of material efficiency aspects of smartphones
  • Durability analysis of washing machines
  • Reparability analysis of TVs 
  • Contribution to the standardisation activities of CEN/CENELEC JTC10 'Energy-related products & Material Efficiency Aspects for ecodesign'

Stakeholder involvement in product-specific studies was crucial for data collection and analysis. Stakeholders were engaged through a structured Technical Working Group (TWG) process.