The circular economy calls for a paradigm shift in production and consumption across society. Continual cycles recover and restore products, components and materials through strategies such as reuse, repair, remanufacture and, ultimately, recycling.
The invention of the electric light changed the lives of millions of people. It led to safer working conditions and better educational environments, improved healthcare and economic growth, throughout the 20th century. We now stand on the threshold of a new lighting revolution.
A new economic model is emerging that re-evaluates our current approach to production and consumption. It is based on circular mechanisms in which products and materials can be reused, repaired, refurbished, remanufactured and, ultimately, recycled.
Green manufacturing refers to the renewal of production processes and the establishment of environmentally friendly operations within the manufacturing field. It is not only transport, agriculture, consumers, governments and government services the world over which have to drastically
IEC Technical Committee 111, which prepares environmental standards for electrical and electronic products, has built a strong working relationship with China Quality Certification Centre (CQC), the largest professional certification body in China. In addition to providing product and
The vital role of standards in promoting product quality and international trade was the theme of the recent China Yiwu International Commodities Fair. The Chair of IEC TC 111, Christophe Garnier, was among those taking part.