LONGER LIFETIME FOR PRODUCTS – 28 JUNE

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LONGER LIFETIME FOR PRODUCTS - 28 JUNE
28 Jun 2016

LONGER LIFETIME FOR PRODUCTS – 28 JUNE

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European Parliament Study on  Longer Lifetime for Products: Benefits for Consumers and Companies

The report provides an evaluation of the potential impact of a longer lifetime for products in Europe on the economy, on society and on the environment. It provides case studies of existing businesses, the (non-)legal context for an initiative on longer product lifetimes, and a wide range of policy options to optimize benefits to society A minimal increase of 1% of value added by economic activities related to a longer lifetime for products would have an aggregated effect of 7.9 billion EUR per year across the European economy. This document was prepared by Policy Department A at the request of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection.  Read the study here

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