News: 25th Anniversary of the EU Ecolabel Scheme in 2017!
In 2017 the EU Ecolabel scheme will be 25 years old and to mark this important milestone the European Commission will be coordinating a series of events across Europe. Watch this space!
Wednesday, 30th November 2016
The EU Ecolabel scheme was set up by the European Commission in 1992 to help consumers and business customers to identify products and services that have a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle, from the extraction of raw material through to production, use and disposal. With nearly 40,000 products now bearing the EU Ecolabel logo, the scheme is recognised widely as guaranteeing a good environmental choice.
Criteria for Printed Paper, Bed Mattresses, Absorbent Hygiene Products and Rinse-off Cosmetics extended
Commission Decision(EU) 2018/1590 has prolonged the validity period of EU Ecolabel criteria for printed paper, bed mattresses, absorbent hygiene products and rinse-off cosmetic products.
Revised EU Ecolabel criteria for Lubricants published
The revised criteria for Lubricants were adopted on 8th November 2018 as Commission Decision (EU) 2018/1702 and published in the EU's Official Journal on 13th November 2018.