News: Revised criteria for 6 Detergent product groups to be voted on at the next EUEB meeting
Revised criteria for 6 detergent product groups: Industrial & Institutional Dishwasher and Laundry Detergents, Hard Surface Cleaners, Hand Dishwashing, Domestic Laundry and Dishwasher Detergents will be voted on at the next meeting of the EUEB
Wednesday, 20th July 2016
After 2 ad-hoc working group meetings in 2015 involving a wide range of interested stakeholders - including representatives from industry, environmental NGO's and governmental bodies, work on completing a draft set of criteria is nearly complete.
The meeting minutes, draft technical reports and draft criteria can be downloaded from the web address below
After going through a process of internal consultation within the European Commission, the draft criteria will be presented to the meeting of the EU Ecolabelling Board (EUEB) in November 2016, where it will be voted on.
The EUEB meets three times a year and as well as discussing and voting on new or revised criteria, also develops the overall strategy for the EU Ecolabel scheme.
The EUEB comprises the representatives of the governments of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and of the following organisations:
European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
Bureau Européen des Consommateurs (BEUC)
European Confederation of Associations of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (CEA-PME)
European Association of Craft, Small- & Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME)
If you have any comments on the criteria then please contact us.
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Criteria for Converted Paper Products extended to 31st December 2020
The current EU Ecolabel criteria for Converted Paper Products expired on 2nd May 2017. The Commission has published a Decision in OJEU extending the validity of these criteria to 31st December 2020.
Revised criteria for 6 product groups published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) on 12th July 2017
The revised criteria for Hand Dishwashing Detergents, Hard Surface Cleaners, Industrial & Institutional Dishwasher Detergents, Industrial & Institutional Laundry Detergents, Laundry Detergents and Automatic Dishwasher Detergents have been published.