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RCM to replace c-tick


In Australia the RCM (Regulatory Compliance Mark) replaces C-tick and A-tick for existing suppliers from 1 March 2016 and has been the only mark that can be used by new suppliers since 1 March 2013.

Carbon Reduction Commitment-Energy Efficiency Scheme

Introduction The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme forms part of the UK Government’s drive towards a low-carbon economy. In its simplest form it is a cap-and-trade scheme for carbon emissions, similar to the European Union’s ETS scheme, but focusing on smaller, less energy-intensive organisations.   Purpose The purpose of the scheme is to encourage companies to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) ...

RoHS progress in Australia

A report was produced, at the back end of last year, by Hyder Consulting for the Department of Environment and Water Resources as part of the preliminary environmental and economic assessment of Australian RoHS policy. The study considered three RoHS policy models identified by an Australian Government roundtable in 2005: a) No government intervention (No action to harmonise with the ...