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Labelling for sustainability

Posted: April 9th, 2009 | Author: ktcita | Filed under: certification | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

The European Union Ecolabel:can be used by goods and services which have a lighter environmental footprint than similar products performing the same function”FAQs and the company that runs the scheme with the government is TUV NEL Ltd. The label is now attached to campsites.

Sustain are a farming and food alliance that has done campaigning on eco food labeling. Also work on misleading consumers with unethical use of terms such as “local”, “seasonal” and “farmers’ market”.

Government report on eco labelling Commons Environmental Audit Committee report.

PAS 2050 is a UK government project to help companies ascertain and then label how much embodied greenhouse gases are contained in their products.



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