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.
Revised Criteria for Tourist Accommodation adopted on 25th January 2017
After 3 years of development involving representatives of industry, government, environmental and consumer organisations revised criteria for Tourist Accommodation have been adopted by the Commission and published on the 2nd February.