France to introduce repairability rating index on electrical and electronic goods

France is set to introduce a repairability rating index for electrical and electronic equipment in an attempt to stop throwaway culture and to make consumers aware of the environmental impact of products they buy. Under the French Government’s plans, products such as smartphones and electronic and household appliances will have a new sticker on their packaging, indicating how long their estimated “life” will be. The new stickers, which will … Continue reading France to introduce repairability rating index on electrical and electronic goods