News: CRR News: Printer cartridges hit the news
The recent CRR carbon footprinting study and the ensuing debate was covered in the ENDS (Environmental Data Services) Report for September.
Monday, 6th October 2008
The study was described under the title “Debate Reopens on Printer Cartridge Reuse”, with responses from HP, Lexmark and the UK Cartridge Remanufacturers Association. Essentially the defence of new cartridges from the OEMs was on the basis of print quality, which they claim to be sufficiently better as to outweigh other environmental advantages. The CRR’s view is that this improvement is contentious, and has to be judged against customer’s print quality requirements. ENDS also covered the retread tyres study published by the CRR.
CRR contributes to Circular Economy report
Scaling the circular economy in Europe offers investment opportunities worth EUR320 billion, according to a new report produced by SYSTEMIQ with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and with input from the CRR.
Request for stakeholder engagement from the Wuppertal Institute
The Wuppertal Institute are looking for reuse and remanufacturing stakeholders to contribute to two projects analysing the barriers to reuse and remanufacturing in Europe.
RICS tackles the Circular Economy and Public Interest
David Fitzsimons will take part in a breakfast discussion at the ICE to answer the question: why is the Circular Economy still only a minority issue among business leaders and policy makers?