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Webinar “Growing media and soil improvers” - 07. Oct. 2022

The European Commission invites you to a webinar on the EU Ecolabel criteria for growing media and soil improvers.

If you want to know more about the criteria and application process for the growing media and soil improvers - on 07 October 2022 from 10:30 to 13:30 the webinar will be held in English.

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Factsheet EU Ecolabel Growing Media and Soil Improvers (en)

HoU Letter for adoption of EU Ecolabel for GMSI

Webinar 7 October 2022 Agenda

 

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New product group "growing media and soil improvers"

A new EU Ecolabel decision was published on 13. July 2022: Commission Decision (EU) 2022/1244 of 13. July 2022 establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for growing media and soil improvers. It replaces the previous product growing media, soil improvers and mulch.

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Extension of the term of 5 product groups

The decision (EU) 2022/1229 by the Commission of  11 July 2022 extended the environmental criteria and the associated assessment and testing requireents for 5 product groups: indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes until 31 December 2025, bed mattresses until 31 December 2026, absorbent hygiene products until 31 December 2023, furniture until 31 December 2026 and wood-, cork- and bamboo- based floor coverings until 31 December 2026.

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Extension of the term of tourist accommodation

The decision by the Commission (EU) 2021/1845 of 20 October 2021 extended the environmental criteria and the associated assessment and testing requirements for "tourist accommodation" have been extended until 30 June 2025.

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Changes for for indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes

COMMISSION DECISION (EU) 2021/1871 of 22 October 2021 amending Decision 2014/312/EU in order to extend the derogation for zinc oxide to allow its use as a preservative stabilizer to cover ‘in-can preservation’ and preservation of ‘tinting pastes’.

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New product group "Animal care products"

A new EU Ecolabel decision was published on 26. October 2021: Commission Decision of 22. October 2021 establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for Animal care products.

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New product group "Cosmetic Products"

A new EU Ecolabel decision was published on 26. October 2021: Commission Decision of 22. October 2021 establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for Cosmetic Products. It replaces the previous Rinse-off Cosmetic Products.

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New EU Ecolabel criteria for cosmetics – for a reliable consumer consumption against Greenwashing

As part of the EU Ecolabelling board, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has been successfully advocating for extending the scheme to all cosmetics with stricter environmental requirements.

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Webinar “Hard Covering Products” - 20 April 2021 / 10:00 to 12:00 pm

The EU Ecolabel criteria for hard covering products have recently been adopted in Commission Decision (EU) 2021/0476.

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New product group "hard coverings"

A new EU Ecolabel decision was published on 22. March 2021: Commission Decision of 16. March 2021 establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for hard coverings. It replaces the previous product hard coverings.

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ADAC Camping Awards 2021 - a campsite certified with the EU Ecolabel is one of the winners

Berlin, 19/01/2021 - At the first ADAC Camping Gala held in virtual form, the winners of the most important camping awards in Europe were announced on Tuesday evening. Uwe Frers, Managing Director of ADAC Camping GmbH: “In the camping sector, the ADAC Camping Awards are considered the ultimate accolade for those camping companies who receive an award.”

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Extension of the term of 2 product groups

The product groups Textile Products and Fotwear are to be extended.

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New product group "printed paper, stationery paper and paper carrier bag products"

A new EU Ecolabel decision was published on 27 November 2020: Commission Decision of 27 November 2020 establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for printed paper, stationery paper and paper carrier bag products.

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New product group "electronic displays"

A new EU Ecolabel decision was published on 27 November 2020: Commission Decision of 27 November 2020 establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for electronic displays. It replaces the previous product group televisions.

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A review of the EU Ecolabel Showroom 2020

Discover your everyday products made eco at the Showroom – more than 1,500 visitors took advantage of this invitation to experience the EU Ecolabel Showroom in Berlin.

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Changes for for indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes

COMMISSION DECISION (EU) 2020/503 of 3 April 2020 amending Decision 2014/312/EU in order to extend the derogation for zinc oxide to allow its use as a preservative stabilizer to cover ‘in-can preservation’ and preservation of ‘tinting pastes’

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EU Ecolabel for accommodation services awarded for the first time to three campsites in Germany

The new EU Ecolabel for Tourist Accommodation Services was awarded for the first time in Germany to three campsites at the German Campingtag Conference in Dortmund on November 28, 2019.

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Accommodation with the EU Ecolabel

Holiday accommodation is also eligible for the EU Ecolabel and can be recommended for its environmental friendliness.

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Extension of the term of 2 product groups

The product groups TV sets and growing media, soil conditioners and mulch are to be extended.

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Environmentally friendly travel - are you already planning your next vacation?

You can play your part in caring for the environment by choosing EU Ecolabel-certified accommodation when traveling.

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Vacation in Montenegro

"Certification with the EU Ecolabel has strengthened our commitment to an ecological transition and we want to show other, non-EU countries that it is possible and beneficial to apply for the European Ecolabel."

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EU Ecolabel issued for a hair care product line for the first time: Syoss Pure from Henkel Beauty Care

Syoss Pure from Henkel Beauty Care is the first German hair care brand to receive the European Ecolabel. Syoss has developed a particularly environmentally-friendly formula free from silicone, parabens, mineral oils and artificial colors.

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Environmentally friendly camping with the EU Ecolabel

The EU ECOLABEL helps you choose the right campsite.

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Verlängerung der Laufzeit für Hartbeläge

Mit dem Beschluss der Kommission vom 7. November 2017 wurden die Umweltkriterien und die damit verbundenen Beurteilungs- und Prüfanforderungen für Hartbeläge bis zum 30.Juni 2021 verlängert.

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