News: EU Ecolabel recognised above other other ecolabels
Thursday, 16th March 2017
Recent Belgium study finds EU Ecolabel recognition with the general public (49%) higher than for all other ecolabels in Europe, except the Energy label.
Respondents claimed to make ecological purchases and that ecolabels play an important role in making a considered choice. More than 80% of respondents indicated that they trust the EU Ecolabel, particulary young people. Hence, the EU Ecolabel performed extremely well compared to other ecolabels - see chart. Only the Energy label scored better.
Validity date for Paints and Varnishes prolonged to 31 December 2022
Commission Decision amending Decision 2014/312/EU as regards the period of validity of the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel for indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes was adopted 27 April 2018.
Indoor air pollution source of urban air pollution
A new study of the air around Los Angeles found consumer and industrial products to rival vehicle emissions as a source of harmful atmospheric pollutants