Categories: Construction Material, Eco Design, Biogenic fraction, Paper, Resources, Metal, Technical and Research, Glass, Energy, Plastic, Water, EEE, Land use, Wood, Other bulky items, Biodiversity, Other Fractions
Organisation: OVAM (Public Waste Agency of Flanders)
Localisation: Mechelen (Belgium)
OVAM created an ecodesign service within its facitlity. It developed 3 main tools: Ecolizer (estimation of the environmental impact of a product design), OVAM SIS Toolkit (Sustainable Innovation System – integration of sustainability principles into innovation and design processes), EHE-kit (Implementation of eco-design in higher education). In addition OVAM developed 3 specific activities to boost ecodesign in Flanders: Awards for designers, research and collection of good examples, launch of the European Network of Ecodesign Centres (ENEC).