Seit Februar 2018 ist EPEA Internationale Umweltforschung GmbH Teil der Hamburger Umweltpartnerschaft. EPEA unterstützt die Partnerschaft sowohl durch eigene freiwillige Umweltschutzleistungen, u.a. Maßnahmen zur schadstoffarmen Mobilität, aber auch als Experte und Berater für Unternehmen in Hamburg, die ihre Produkte und Dienstleistungen nach Cradle to Cradle ausrichten wollen.Die UmweltPartnerschaft ist seit 2003 die Hamburger Institution zur […]
Plastic seems to become one of the most relevant global issues in 2018. Shortly after the Chinese government implemented an import ban on 24 different recycled materials, including unsorted plastic waste, waste paper, old CDs and old textiles, the European Commission has published its own strategy paper on dealing with European plastic waste.The first-ever European […]
Der TV-Beitrag “Giftige Drucker: Warum Dreckschleudern den Blauen Engel bekommen” aus der ARD-Sendung Plusminus berichtet über die Gefahren von Laserdruckern, die Feinstaub in ultrafeiner Partikelgröße freigeben und somit vor allem Menschen in Büros großen Schaden zufügen können. Der Beitrag vom 18.10.2017 ist in der Online-Mediathek der ARD frei verfügbar! Die Emissionen von Laserdruckern werden seit […]
Dr. Michael Braungart and William McDonough have been awarded the prestigious WorldGBC David Gottfried Global Green Building Entrepreneurship Award for their unique, innovative and entrepreneurial contribution to the global green building movement. Tai Lee Siang, WorldGBC’s Chairman, honoured the two individuals at a special ceremony today in Jaipur, India. The WorldGBC’s David Gottfried Award […]
We are proud to introduce our new EPEA image film! Our partners Matthias Freier and Alexander Eckert from Rejell (rejell.com), who have been working together for 14 years, directing and producing music videos, documentaries and commercials, have made this great achievement possible. This film represents our work with the Cradle to Cradle® design concept in […]
In combination with the release of the new EPEA Image film, we have relaunched our EPEA website. The refreshed internet presence is another step to promote the communication of EPEA and our work with the Cradle to Cradle design concept. New features will be implemented in the coming months, focusing on the practical implementation of […]
On 28th July 2017, the WiN Emscher-Lippe GmbH in collaboration with EPEA invited to an excursion to the Venlo City Hall, which was carried out as part of the subproject “cirC2ess” and in the aftermath of the “circular economy” progress forum. The excursion was the start of a three-part series of events, supplemented by two […]
The scientific paper, written by EPEA CEO Prof. Michael Braungart and Cedric Wintraecken, was published in the ‘June – Annual on Sustainability’ issue of the Indian Chemical Industry Digest.
Black Bear announces that Black Bear’s carbon black has received an official Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Bronze Certificate, assessed by the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA). This is the first time that a carbon black has received this certification. “This certification is a clear demonstration of our commitment to accelerating the transition towards a circular […]
EPEA CEO Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart discussed in an interview with the “Deutschlandfunk” the possible effects of a US exit from the Paris Climate Agreement. This development could also be a chance, since climate protection has already entered society and the future should no longer be delegated to politics. The interesting interview (in German) is […]
On May 11th 2017, EPEA Internationale Umweltforschung celebrated its inauguration of the EPEA office in Munich in partnership with Wolfgang Plattner, CEO of G.K.R. who invited EPEA Munich to move into his green paradise located in Munich’s 24th suburb in the Himmelschlüsselstraße 60.
EPEA CEO Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart was a guest “In conversation” with Deutschlandfunk radio on Monday, 8 May 2017 from 9:00 to 10 o’clock. In the one-hour live conversation, Michael Braungart provides information about current research developments, the work of EPEA Internationale Umweltforschung and his moving life. Relisten the broadcast or read the interview (in […]
Auf dem „circ.EL – Fortschrittsforum Zirkuläres Wirtschaften“ der WiN Emscher-Lippe GmbH an der Westfälischen Hochschule in Gelsenkirchen wurden wichtige Impulse für die Emscher-Lippe-Region diskutiert. Mehr als 120 teils hochrangige Vertreter aus Politik, Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft zeigten gemeinsam die Potenziale der zirkulären Wertschöpfung für Wirtschaft, Ressourcenschonung und Klimaschutz auf. NRW-Wirtschaftsminister Garrelt Duin stellt der Emscher-Lippe-Region, „die […]
To improve food safety and recycling costs, EPEA with support from the DOEN Foundation is launching a healthy printing initiative to scale up availability of healthy substances in printed publications & packaging, and invites its customers & partners to join the alliance. Everybody uses printing, but until now there was nowhere for buyers and suppliers […]
EPEA and Prognos have been jointly commissioned by the WiN Emscher-Lippe to develop a feasibility study on the potential of the environmental economy in the Emscher-Lippe region, which is funded by of the Ministry of Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection (MKULNV) of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The aim of the […]
In January the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard at the highest level on its new list of recommendations of standards and eco-labels for federal sustainable purchasing. The recommendation is part of the EPA’s recently released guidelines for identifying which private sector standards and eco-labels US […]