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Webinar: ‘Bring tourist accommodation into the green spotlight with the EU Ecolabel’ on 11 June 2024

The European Commission invites you to a webinar on the EU Ecolabel criteria for tourist accommodation establishments.

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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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New product group and extension of "absorbent hygiene products"

A new EU Ecolabel descision was published on 14. September 2023: commission Decision (EU) 2023/1809 of 14. September establishing the EU Ecolabel absorbent hygiene products.

The decision (EU) 2023/693 by the Commission of 14. September 2023 extended the environmental criteria and the associated assessment and testing requireents for absorbent hygiene products (EU) 2014/763  until 20. September 2024.

 

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New product group "reusable menstrual cups"

A new EU Ecolabel descision was published on 14. September 2023: commission Decision (EU) 2023/1809 of 14. September establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for reusable menstrual cups.

 

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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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The EU Ecolabel exhibits at the Heimtextil textile fair

For the first time, the EU Ecolabel will be an exhibitor at Heimtextil (10-13.01.2023) in Frankfurt a.M. (Messe Frankfurt, Hall 12, C57E+D in the Green Village). Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles.

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Extensions for Detergents and Indoor Cleaning Services in the voting process

For the following product groups, an extension of the environmental criteria and the associated assessment and testing requirements was supported in the EU Regulatory Committee in order to ensure sufficient time for the completion of the revision processes that are about to start. The final decision by the EU member states is still pending and will be communicated as soon as it is available.

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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.

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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 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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Extension of the term: The product groups Textile Products and Fotwear

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: Environmental criteria interior and exterior colors

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: The product groups TV sets and growing media, soil conditioners and mulch

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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Extension for hard coverings

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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