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1. General Introduction

1.1. The Mission of Eco-labels 1.2. Benefits to label users 1.3. Consumers

2. The National Environment-friendly Label System

2.1. Its organisation 2.2. Development of new criteria 2.3. The award procedure 2.4. Costs 2.5. Application form 2.6. Product Criteria 2.7. Products with the National Environment-friendly label

3. The European Eco-label system

3.1. The Application Procedure 3.2. Product Groups 3.3. The EU Eco-label Award Scheme 3.4. Products with the EU Eco-label

4. Eco-labeling World-Wide

4.1. Blauer Engel 4.2. Green Seal 4.3. Nordic Swan 4.4. The Austrian Eco-label 4.5. Other national eco-labels 4.6. Further environment related marks

5. News and Information

News and Information

Zrínyi Printing House has aworded the EU Ecolabel in the printed paper category as the first company in Hungary

The Earth Day program

Great results in eco-labelling in Hungary in 2009!

Eco-Label Links

the official EU Eco-label homepage

GEN, Global Ecolabelling Network homepage

energy label, Australia

TCO Environmental Labelling Scheme

Energy Star (USA) homepage

Label online database

Eco-label, Austria

NF Environnement (AFNOR) eco-label, France

Bio-products label homepage, Sweden

Nordic Swan eco-label, Sweden

The German Blue Angel eco-label homepage

Downloadable materials

Handbook on Green Public Procurement

The Green Paper on IPP

IPP press report

Argon NEtON