EU Commission proposes ban on greenwashing and new consumer rights to promote sustainable products

On 30 March 2022, the EU Commission published the first part of its Circular Economy Package to make sustainable products the norm (read our blog post on the package here). In line with one of the key priorities of the Green Deal to empower consumers for the green transition, the set of measures contains a proposal to enhance durability and reparability of products and to tackle greenwashing and early obsolescence through amendments of existing EU legislation, the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and the Consumer Rights Directive.

Read more in our blog post.