Blog archive: May 2015

Harnessing the End-of-Life Formula

May 21, 2015 by Bo Weidema

The so-called End-of-Life formula has received a lot of attention lately. Currently, public commenting is open for the first “Environmental footprint” pilot drafts that use the 50:50 End-of-Life formula of the EU PEF Guideline (EU 2013). The End-of-Life formula is an attempt at dividing the benefit of recycling between the suppliers of scrap and the users of scrap. The 50:50 formula divides this benefit equally between the two. The main criticism of the formula is that this does not reflect…

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