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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Biosolids ban struck down

    In 1994, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD) bought a 4,700-acre farm (called Green Acres Farm) in southwest Kern County for the purpose of land applying biosolids from its 11 wastewater treatment plants. LACSD land applied 800 wet tons/day at this site for several years. In 2006, Kern County voters passed Measure E on the ballot with 83 percent approval. This measure banned ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Oil Sampling Best Practices

    Obtaining a representative oil sample from a closed loop lubrication system is essential to any good oil analysis program. As oil analysis programs become more standardized for routine monitoring, especially within equipment warranty support programs, equipment makers provide more sampling points on new equipment. These ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 10 Reasons why you should continuously monitor low temperature and liquid chemical sterilants for worker safety

    1. Sterilant chemicals are highly toxic Low temperature and liquid chemical sterilants are designed to kill all microorganisms including resistant spores and if they were not toxic, they would not be effective in sufficiently high concentration to destroy all microbial life including the chemically resistant sporicidal forms of certain ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • Oil Sampling Best Practices (Part 2)

    Understanding Dynamic Particle Equilibrium in Closed Loop Systems Dynamic Equilibrium Condition (DEC) is defined as a steady state condition where the normal wear rate in a machine results in no net gain or loss of particles. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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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