Module 2

European and national laws, regulations and certifications for the circular economy in the foundry sector

The legislation we should we know to make the foundry as circular as possible.

Self-assessment

4 – When was the legislative package proposed by the European Commission?:

  • a) In 2014
  • b) At the end of 2015
  • c) At the beginning of 2016
  • d) In the second semester of 2016.

5 – According to the definition of Circular Economy stablished by ISO, which of the following statements is incorrect?:

  • a) Circular economy means to consider value network, i.e., an ecosystem of production/use/new life management and interested parties, life cycle thinking perspective
  • b) Circular economy means change in mindset to promote long-term economy vision
  • c) Circular economy means change of behaviours and mode of production/consumption
  • d) Circular economy means change of production system and raw material provider.

6 – Which is the name of the specific Technical Committee created by ISO to make standards of Circular Economy?:

  • a) ISO/TC 323
  • b) ISO/TC 228
  • c) ISO/TC 132
  • d) ISO/TC 340

7 – How many members has the committee and in how many standards is working actively the Technical Committee ISO/TC 323?

  • a) 74 Participating members and they are actively working in 8 different standards
  • b) 71 Participating members and they are actively working in 6 different standards
  • c) 74 Participating members and they are actively working in 6 different standards
  • d) 71 Participating members and they are actively working in 8 different standards