10 December 2020

Sustainable batteries: Revised EU laws can pave way for greener transport

EU officials want to make durable, repairable, and recyclable batteries the norm. From transport to energy storage, this is the way forward to reduce the environmental […]
5 October 2021

‘Green mining’ is a myth: EU must slash resource consumption by two-thirds – new study

PRESS RELEASE New analysis suggests the EU must ditch plans under its European Green Deal to increase mining and set hard limits to the natural resources […]
6 December 2021

Non-replaceable batteries are bad news for the environment and consumers, new research finds

In the growing market for rechargeable electronics, a growing number of devices contain non-replaceable or non-repairable lithium ion batteries Smartphones, laptops, headphones and e-bikes are amongst […]
9 December 2021

NGOs warn against delays to EU battery rules

There are growing concerns that the EU rules to create a sustainable European battery industry could come into effect far too late. Brussels, 9 December 2021 […]
19 April 2022

Decisive negotiations on batteries: NGOs demand clear commitments to responsible sourcing, design, reuse and recycling

ECOS – Environmental Coalition on Standards, European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Transport & Environment (T&E) and Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) call on the European Commission, Parliament and Council […]