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Towards more sustainable consumption: industrial product lifetimes and restoring trust through consumer information

Planned obsolescence is associated with a form of industrial production that relies on a minimum renewal rate for its products. Although product renewal is necessary, certain abuses need to be addressed.

The EESC would like to see a total ban on products with built-in defects designed to end the product's life.

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Towards more sustainable consumption: industrial product lifetimes and restoring trust through consumer information