3 May 2023 — News

Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation proposal: further improving the responsible management of unsold goods

Together with other assiociations, CEC fully support the objectives of the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR) proposal and the objective to ban the unjustified destruction of unsold goods. At the same time, we believe it is critical to have measures that can be implemented from an operational perspective and do not compromise European companies’ intellectual property and competitiveness.

We would recommend that the European institutions consider the following three requests: clarify the definition of unsold products, allow flexibility in the type of treatments permitted, and disclose the information related to unsold products at the request of the European Commission or national authorities only.

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