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First ecolabel to ban greenhouse gases in TVs and computers

First ecolabel to ban greenhouse gases in TVs and computers

Nordic Ecolabel is the first Ecolabel in the world to demand a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions used in LCD displays. The producer must now reduce emissions of two very potent gases in order to fulfill the new Nordic Ecolabel criteria for TVs and computers.
First ecolabelled trendy handbag comes  from Brazil

First ecolabelled trendy handbag comes from Brazil

Brasilian company Naturals fashion has obtained the EU Ecolabel for their trendy handbags, made of 100% recycled materials. Ragged clothes, paper waste and plastic bottles are given new life and the labor-intensive production provides work opportunities and a better life for poor people.
Six finalists have been selected in Nordic Ecolabel’s art prize – vote for your favorite now!

Six finalists have been selected in Nordic Ecolabel’s art prize – vote for your favorite now!

The jury have now selected six Nordic Art Insight finalists who now have the chance to win first prize – 100,000 Swedish crowns. Now it's up to you to decide who wins. Cast your vote on www.artnordic.org.
Join the Nordic Art Insight webinar

Join the Nordic Art Insight webinar

Nordic Ecolabel's art prize, Nordic Art Insight, has been opened for entries for a few weeks. Several artists have already joined the competition but we would like even more artists to show us their interpretation of 'sustainable consumption'.
Nordic Ecolabel to challenge the art world

Nordic Ecolabel to challenge the art world

Today “Nordic Art Insight”, Nordic Ecolabelling’s art contest, is launched, with a grand prize of 100,000 SEK. Through the contest we hope to raise awareness about sustainable consumerism.
An easy way to make a real difference

An easy way to make a real difference

At this moment the United Nations is negotiating climate issues in Doha, negotiations that are crucial for a sustainable future. By choosing Nordic Ecolabel or EU Ecolabel products and services, you can make your own responsible contribution to a sustainable society. These internationally well-known Ecolabels have criteria for, among other things, energy usage in the production of paper, grocery stores, and buildings.
Dutch Greenspeed awarded Nordic Ecolabel

Dutch Greenspeed awarded Nordic Ecolabel

At the recent international trade fair show ISSA/INTERCLEAN, the Dutch brand Greenspeed was awarded a Nordic Ecolabel licence for their product line of microfiber cloths. This achievement is a clear evidence that Greenspeed qualifies as one of the best microfiber cloths on the international market.
Self-sufficient in honey

Self-sufficient in honey

60 000 bees recently checked into two hives on top of the Hilton Slussen hotel in central Stockholm. Soon the hotel's guests can enjoy self-produced honey at the breakfast buffet.
Chef at Ecolabelled restaurant in finals for

Chef at Ecolabelled restaurant in finals for "Chef of the Year"

His dish; cumin crispy pork from nearby Dompta Gård just north of Stockholm, awarded Robert Hedman, chef at Hufvudsta Gårds Nordic Ecolabelled restaurant, a place in this year’s Chef of the Year final. A record total of 143 chefs had sent in their menus to this year’s competition but only six will compete for the title.
Swedish pharmacy chain puts Nordic Ecolabel on child care products

Swedish pharmacy chain puts Nordic Ecolabel on child care products

Environmentally-aware parents now have a larger variety of products for their children to choose between. The Swedish pharmacy chain, Apoteket, now has four products that  recently fulfilled the Nordic Ecolabel’s requirements.

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