What is the EU Ecolabel?

The EU Ecolabel is recognized in all member states of the European Union, as well as Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland. The voluntary label, introduced by an EU regulation in 1992 (Regulation EEC 880/92), has gradually become a reference point for consumers who want to help reduce pollution by purchasing more environmentally-friendly products and services.

Which products and services can be allowed to carry the EU Ecolabel?

The label is awarded to products and services that have a lower environmental impact than comparable products. The EU Ecolabel is intended to enable consumers to identify more environmentally friendly and healthier products.

The spectrum ranges from cleaning products to electrical appliances, textiles, lubricants, paints and varnishes to accommodation and campsites. At present the label does not extend to foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals or medical devices.

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Landhaus am Aremberg receives EU Ecolabel for accommodation facilities

On 24.05.2023 the EU Ecolabel certificate for accomodation establishments was handed over to the Landhaus am Aremberg by Christohp Eßer-Ayertey (Division Manager RAL Environment).

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Extension of the term of 7 product groups

The decision (EU) 2023/693 by the Commission of 27 March 2023 extended the environmental criteria and the associated assessment and testing requireents for 7 product groups: hand dishwashing detergents, industrial and institutional dishwasher detergents, dishwasher detergents, hard surface cleaning products, laundy detergents, industrial and institutional laundry detergents until 31 December 2026 and indoor cleaning services until 31 December 2027.

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Sustainable travel: Campinggarten Wahlwies receives EU Ecolabel

The campsite on Lake Constance, which was taken over by Andrea and Volker Knaust in 2009, focused on environmental protection from the very beginning and initially introduced ECOCAMPING management.

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