In the frame of the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR), the European Commission has identified a tentative list of category products to be targeted with priority, including non-ferrous metals as intermediates.
BeST has submitted comments on the list highlighting:
The need for socio-economic impact assessments
The link between raw materials and durability of products
The importance of risk based approach vs hazard
The need to avoid a 'one-size' fits all approach
The importance of support industry
The BeST position paper is available below: