eco-label Articles

  • Eco-labels, Trade and Protectionism

    Eco-labels are suspected to serve protectionist purposes. We analyze the choice between an environmental standard and a voluntary eco-label scheme in a partial trade model with one domestic firm and one foreign firm. The environmental standard will only apply to the domestic firm, while both firms can adopt the eco-label. Pollution is production related, and domestic consumers demand products ...


    By Springer

  • Revamp or Die, EU Eco-Labelling Scheme Told

    The EU eco-labelling scheme is 'doomed' unless it is rapidly reformed, according to a discussion paper for the scheme's ruling body, the EU Eco-labelling Board. Meanwhile, the UK continues to explore other types of eco-label - and may consider adopting BRE's EcoHomes rating scheme and extending it to all new homes. The EU eco-labelling scheme was established in 1992, but has made painfully slow ...

  • Identifying the market segments for eco-labelled wood

    This paper reports on a market segmentation of eco-oriented wood furniture consumers. An Engel-Blackwell-Kollat (EBK) model of purchase decisions was combined with conjoint analysis to gather individual characteristics on information search, purchase assessment and choice. The eco-oriented segments were identified and described, applying both a priori predictive segmentation based on lifestyle ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Eco-labelling and consumers: towards a re-focus and integrated approaches

    The paper deals with voluntary environmental product information schemes, especially with eco-labels (ISO-type I labels). It distingushes direct (i.e., effects attained through the application of eco-labelling on products and services) and indirect (i.e., effects induced by eco-labelling schemes on surrounding policy, businesses and society without their visible application) effects of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What does the soon mandatory RoHS certification mean for Lufft products?

    Up to now RoHS wasn’t mandatory for us because we were affected by an exception rule concerning monitoring and control instruments. This exception will end on July 22, 2017 meaning that all products on the market need to be compliant with the RoHS regulations henceforward. If we couldn’t ensure this, we aren’t allowed to further sell and export them. As an environmental ...

  • Safety vs. Environment Protection: Study Discovers Increasing Salt Levels in Lakes

    A recent study published by the US-American National Academy of Sciences revealed an increasing salt amount in form of chloride in rural and urban freshwater lakes around the American continent. The scientists believe, that mainly road salt distributed on icy roadways is to blame. Increasing salt levels threaten eco systems Road de-icing salt is blamed for rising salt levels in ...

  • Queensland: a water sensitive future

    South East Queensland (SEQ) is planning a water sensitive future for the region and its cities. In order to the transition to be successful, it is necessary to develop an implementation plan. This plan aims is to identify a common vision that focuses on the transition pathway and mechanisms the region needs, to become a water ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • Reducing Wasted Food In Tennessee

    About 15 percent of Tennessee households are food insecure, and almost 1.2 million tons of food are landfilled annually. The state is moving quickly to address both realities. It is increasingly apparent that food waste and food insecurity in the United States is a problem, and it has especially hit home in Tennessee. An estimated 15.1 percent of Tennessee households are food insecure, which ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • EEB evaluation of the European ECO-label criteria and scheme `What we wanted-what we got...`

    This study was conducted by the EEB as one of the conditional elements for the EEB's involvement in the project ‘European Flower Week – Campaign on the Eco-label’, 2004. The purpose was to evaluate the performance and level of ambition of the EU Eco-label criteria so far, focusing on individual product criteria (20 products) and the performance of the EU Eco-label scheme as a whole over the ...

  • Modelling consumers' environmental responsibility and understanding of eco–labels: a conceptual framework for empirical research in Malaysia

    This paper aims to develop and propose an all–inclusive framework for assessing consumers' environmental responsibility and understanding of eco–labels. One of the preparatory issues regarding green marketing is to understand consumers' environmental concerns and to take action accordingly. Another operational vehicle for green marketing is the use of eco–labels. Although some studies ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Eco Justice

    It has been over five years since Canada ratified the Kyoto Protocol, and we’re still arguing over how to fulfill our commitments. Although the federal government’s lack of action with regards to Kyoto has become more controversial since the Conservatives took office, leading to widespread criticism of Canada’s stance at the most recent Conference of the Parties in Bali, we’ve never had a ...


    By Actual Media

  • Eco-Hydrology

    The Habitats Directive and the Environment Agency’s Restoring Sustainable Abstraction programme (RSAp) have focused attention on a large number of wetland sites across the country. Some of these are large, high profile sites that have been subject to many detailed studies in the past. However, many sites have had little work carried out on them and the behaviour of their hydrological ...

  • IML labels raw material

    Normally, IML labels raw material is PP,PE or PP and PE mixed co-polymer. Labels have three layers.The first layer is optimum seal layer, second is main layer,the third is hot melt glue layer.  IML labels must have good venting function, When it fusing with ...


    By Focare Mould Co.,Ltd.

  • Eco-Cities

    This article presents concepts and synthesis of ecocity developments, using Hammarby Sjöstad in Sweden, Dongtan, Tianjin and Qingdao in China, Masdar in the United Arab Emirates and Treasure Island and Sonoma Mountain Village in California as case studies. An ecocity is a city or a part thereof that balances social, economic and environmental factors (triple bottom line) to achieve ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Eco Aqua

    ECO-AQUA is a student based company created by 24 students. This company's direct aim is to contribute to the solving water scarcity in our country, as well as our global region, the Middle East. Through the production of tanks that suppress alternative water sources -large quantities of rain- saving it for times of drought - a manufacturer of Fiber Glass Reinforced. Targeting ...


  • Are you ready for carbon labeling?

    Governments start to lay the groundwork for mandatory labeling Consumers are sending a clear message that they want environmentally friendly products and are seeking more information about the environmental impacts that occur throughout a product’s lifecycle. As climate change concerns grow and an international climate agreement remains elusive, policy activity has accelerated in the area ...

  • Nutrition Labels for Products

    In today’s competitive marketplace, providing a verified EPD can help your product stand out as more sustainable. Here’s how to get it done. You know your product is environmentally friendly. It’s more sustainable because your company has reduced resource use and improved the product’s recyclability. There’s a way to show that: take advantage of the ASTM ...


    By ASTM International

  • Managing compliant MSDSs and labels

    Chemical regulatory compliance is growing in complexity as product sourcing and formulations proliferate and organizations expand into new markets on a global scale. Staying current with the requirements of international regulatory initiatives such as the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals ...


    By 3E Company

  • Managing compliance: Spotlight on MSDS and labels

    The world of chemical regulatory compliance is growing in complexity. For organizations evaluating, producing, storing, using or transporting products that contain regulated materials, accessing and understanding the information necessary to maintain the highest levels of compliance is no small or simple task. As product sourcing and formulations proliferate and organizations expand into new ...


    By 3E Company

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