Posts of Circular Economy

China revises national standard that provides general rules on overpackaging of goods

The revised standard includes rules for packaging materials and the number of packaging layers as well as a new chapter for conformity declaration

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On April 25, 2024, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation published a revised version of the recommended national standard, “Restricting Excessive Packaging for Commodity—General Rule” (GB/T 31268) — a standard …

Chinese industrial association publishes draft standard for recycled plastics used in home appliances

The draft sets out requirements for recycled plastics, including restricted substances and product labeling requirements.

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On May 8, 2024, the China Household Electrical Appliances Association published a draft of an association standard called the Technical Specifications of Recycled Plastics for the Household Electrical Appliances. The …

Singapore amends regulations concerning WEEE and packaging regulations

Strengthening regulatory thresholds for products covered by WEEE

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In Singapore, the Resource Sustainability (Prescribed Regulated Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 were promulgated on May 25, 2023. These regulations amend the “Resource Sustainability (Prescribed Regulated Products) Regulations 2019” for products …