Eco-Label

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Eco-Label

A label attached to a consumer good indicating that it is energy efficient, was produced sustainably, or is otherwise environmentally friendly. Different jurisdictions have different rules governing what products may qualify for eco-labels. Some countries and industries have voluntary schemes with standards set by professional bodies, while others use mandatory, government-issued labels.
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Surely the proposed extension of the eco label to food, feed and drink, adds an unnecessary layer of complexity to the issue?
The company's Eco Label range includes Sigma Eco Plus Prim, and Eco Plus matt and satin finishes.
Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said that the voluntary eco label changes would result in "top level products and services across more product groups.
Direct Thermal ECO label stock is ideal for applications such as retail, point-of-sale, warehousing, dispatch labels, deli and dry corrugated box labeling applications.
The most important seals cover products which are related to NIP (non-impact printing) technologies: Blue Angel/Germany, White Swan/Scandinavia, Eco-Mark/Japan, Austrian Eco Label, etc.
By contrast, a clear, easily recognisable EU eco label bearing the European flag would be easily understood by consumers as "representing a sustainable catch", Stevenson claimed.
News of a proposed new EU eco label for fish comes after researchers from the University of Kassel in Germany recently concluded that consumers did not understand the mandatory EU label for organic food, which was introduced in July 2010.
It also reportedly conforms to such ECO labels as TCO '99, Blue Angel, and EU, among others.