Final Report (1996-2001) on the results reached by the implementation of Commission Recommendation 98/480/EC.
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2004)134 ) pursuant to Article 9 of Commission Recommendation 98/480/EC of 22 July 1998 concerning Good Environmental Practice for Household Laundry Detergents.
The following background information is available:
- The IBM report [2 MB] is the official final progress report to the European Commission concerning the period 1996-2001. It recalls details on the organisation of company data collection, role of IBM, audit process and lastly, data for 1996 and 2001; reports for these last two years are provided for the three targets on detergent, packaging and poorly-biodegradable organics consumptions; energy data gathered via external market survey with TaylorNelson Sofres are also provided.
- The AISE (International association for soaps, detergents and maintenance products) final report [2 MB] is complementary to the IBM document. It provides details on market trends from the industry perspective and details on the actions undertaken throughout Europe for the implementation of this project.
- Commission Recommendation 98/480/EC
- Second Intermediate report