News: UK Ecolabel Delivery speaks at Sustainability Seminar organised by licence holder PPG Paints
On 18th October, Paul Vaughan from UKED presented the benefits of the EU Ecolabel scheme and particularly the Paints criteria to attendees at one of PPG's Regional Sustainability seminars in Wigan.
Wednesday, 16th November 2016
PPG is the maker of Jonhstone's Paints including a range of 'Ecological Solutions' paints that have been awarded the EU Ecolabel.
As a leader in providing sustainable solutions to social housing providers, local authorities etc. PPG are holding a series of information seminars across the country, focussing on sustainability. The subjects spoken about on the day included the timber trade regulation and building for sustainability. Paul Vaughan of UK Ecolabel Delivery presented the benefits of the EU Ecolabel scheme and in particular provided an overview of the criteria for the award of the Ecolabel to paints.
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