Position Paper: EGMF and EPTA joint position paper on circularity practices in our industries

Position Paper: EGMF and EPTA joint position paper on circularity practices in our industries

The garden, outdoor power and power tools industries have developed a joint position paper on the different principles of the circular economy our industries are already applying. Given the proximity to nature and to the natural environment, our industries are committed towards protecting the environment. Therefore, our industries are already taking measures to minimise the life-cycle impact of our products in the environment addressing the following issues:

  • Design of durable and reliable products
  • Application of material efficiency and hazardous substances substitution
  • Limiting noise and exhaust emissions
  • Reparability and extending product lifetime
  • Integrating recyclability and safe waste management aspects at the design stage
  • Limiting packaging and its impacts
  • New business models

You may find the position paper here.