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Latest Press releases


The EU Batteries Directive is outdated
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EU collection rate: More than half of all batteries disappear

Poor collection rates for portable batteries, inadequate targets for lithium-ion batteries and a lack of incentives for those responsible to collect... more

EU collection rate: More than half of all batteries disappear
Advantages of electric trucks
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Recommendations for climate-friendly road freight transport

Road freight transport in Germany emits about 40 million tons of CO2 annually, accounting for about a quarter of the total greenhouse gas emissions... more

Recommendations for climate-friendly road freight transport
Background Paper on life of products
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Repair or replace? Extending the life span of your home appliances – facts and figures

Should you repair your broken vacuum cleaner or buy a new one? Should you replace your 10-year-old washing machine with a more efficient model? What... more

Repair or replace? Extending the life span of your home appliances – facts and figures
Energie, Mobilität und Abfall sind Schwerpunkte der Kampagne
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Sustainability strategy for EURO 2024 shows that environmentally friendly sports events are possible

The German Football Association (DFB) today unveils its sustainability strategy for the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship, with environmental... more

Sustainability strategy for EURO 2024 shows that environmentally friendly sports events are possible
Reliable legal and social framework needed
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Opportunities and risks of genome editing: Oeko-Institut calls for informed assessment

The European Court of Justice ruled yesterday that new genetic engineering techniques such as genome editing and the resulting organisms that are... more

Opportunities and risks of genome editing: Oeko-Institut calls for informed assessment
ANTICSS will provide a clear definition of circumvention
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Start of the ANTICSS project: Anti-Circumvention of Standards for better market Surveillance

The topic of manipulated testing results, or “circumvention” is currently exposed to the highest attention of the public and media, not only for the... more

Start of the ANTICSS project: Anti-Circumvention of Standards for better market Surveillance
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Background information

Here you will get background information on key research areas of Oeko-Institut. more

Background information
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Here you can find the latest infographics from our projects. All graphs and diagrams have a CC license and can...

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