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Textile services, i.e. laundry and rent of textiles, concern many areas in both public and private business. Washing and delivery of work clothes, hospital textiles, textiles for hotels and restaurants, cloth hand towel rolls, mats and mops are a few examples.

Textile rental is an environmentally friendly alternative to owning textiles or using disposable items, and fits well in the circular business models that we need to regain.

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  • Welcome to apply for a Nordic Swan Ecolabel licence!

    This is how you do:

    1. Read the application guide.
    2. Log in to the Nordic Ecolabelling Portal.
    3. Start your application.

     

    If this is the first time you are applying, the authorized signatory must fill in your company information and approve the application conditions. In this way, you get login to the portal and the right to assign access to other colleagues.

     

    Request login

    To the Nordic Ecolabelling Portal

    Some special cases can not be done in the Nordic Ecolabelling Portal. Contact your advisor for such cases. More information can be found on "Application step by step".

  • Valid from 1 January 2024 Amount excluding VAT

    Application fee

    Application for a new licence 3 251 EUR.
    Application for a renewed licence when the requirements have been tightened 1 625 EUR.

    Annual licence fee

    The licence fee for the Nordic Swan Ecolabelled service is based on its turnover The fee is 0,15 % of the service's turnover up to 6,7 million EUR. 
    The fee is 0,05 % of the service's turnover for the amount exceeding 6,7 million EUR.
    Minimum fee 2 167 EUR per year.
    Maximum fee 35 000 EUR per year.

    Fee for extension / change of licence

    Fixed fee that is charged depending on how long the work takes.

    Up to 4 hours 406 EUR.
    4–8 hours 812 EUR.
    8 or more hours 1 625 EUR.

    Fee for on-site inspections

    One on-site inspection is included when applying for a new or renewed licence.

    Additional on-site inspections are 541 EUR per visit.


    Ecolabelling Sweden AB has no financial profit purpose and is financed through the fees above along with an annual government grant. The company is however liable for VAT according to article 56 of the European Council Directive 2006/112/EC.

    Invoicing is made in SEK with the exchange rate from the first banking day of the year.

    Valid from 1 January 2023 Amount excluding VAT

    Application fee

    Application for a new licence 3 114 EUR.
    Application for a renewed licence when the requirements have been tightened 1 557 EUR.

    Annual licence fee

    The licence fee for the Nordic Swan Ecolabelled service is based on its turnover The fee is 0,15 % of the service's turnover up to 6,7 million EUR. 
    The fee is 0,05 % of the service's turnover for the amount exceeding 6,7 million EUR.
    Minimum fee 2 076 EUR per year.
    Maximum fee 35 000 EUR per year.

    Fee for extension / change of licence

    Fixed fee that is charged depending on how long the work takes.

    Up to 4 hours 389 EUR.
    4–8 hours 778 EUR.
    8 or more hours 1 557 EUR.

    Fee for on-site inspections

    One on-site inspection is included when applying for a new or renewed licence.

    Additional on-site inspections are 519 EUR per visit.


    Ecolabelling Sweden AB has no financial profit purpose and is financed through the fees above along with an annual government grant. The company is however liable for VAT according to article 56 of the European Council Directive 2006/112/EC.

    Invoicing is made in SEK with the exchange rate from the first banking day of the year.

    • For new applications granted after 1 July, a fee reduction will apply for the first year. The minimum or maximum fee and any breakpoint will be multiplied by the result of the following formula: “number of remaining days in the year” x 2 / 365.
      Breakpoint = Turnover where the percentage changes in the calculation of licence fee.
      Minimum fee = the lowest licence fee Nordic ecolabelling annually invoices a company or a Group per product/ commodity group/ certifying country.

      Should a former holder of a license/registration continue to make use of the Nordic Ecolabel without being granted a new license/registration, the Nordic Ecolabelling organization reserves the right to claim financial compensation. The size of such compensation shall be equivalent to the turnover-based license fee that a licensee would have been required to pay for a license, and a financial penalty, the severity of which is determined by the extent and duration of the infringement as well as the damages that Nordic Ecolabelling may have incurred as a result of such misuse. Such a financial penalty should not normally be less than EUR 4,000 (four thousand). The Nordic Ecolabelling organizations may also take legal action against the infringement of the Nordic Ecolabel or if rules in the prevailing version of the Logo Guideline for the Nordic Ecolabel are not fulfilled.

  • 4.4 ⇛ 4.5: Prolongation of requirements

    Prolongation of Textile services with 12 months, and it is now valid to 31 December 2026.

    4.3 ⇛ 4.4: Adjustement of requirement 

    Requirement O10 has been adjusted regarding the transition period for titanium dioxide which has been further prolonged and now applies until June 30, 2024.

    The new version is called 4.4 and is valid until 31 December 2025.

    4.2 ⇛ 4.3: Adjustement of requirement and prolongation of the validity of criteria

    Requirement O10 has been adjusted regarding the transition period for titanium dioxide which now applies until June 30, 2023. In addition, the validity of the criteria has been extended by 6 months. The new version is called 4.3 and is valid until 31 December 2025.

    4.1 ⇛ 4.2: Prolongation of requirements

    The validity of the criteria has been extended by 12 months. The new version 4.2 is valid even though 30 June 2025.

    4.0 ⇛ 4.1: Adjustement and prolongation of validity of requirements

    Requirement O10 has been adjusted for a transition period for titanium dioxide. In addition, the validity of the criteria has been extended by 12 months. The new version 4.1 is valid until 30 June 2024.

    4.0: New criteria generation

    The criteria have been revised and a new generation has been decided. The new version 4.0 is valid even though June 30, 2023.

    3.6 ⇛ 3.7: Prolongation of requirements

    The validity of the criteria has been extended by 6 months. The new version 3.6 is valid even though September 30, 2020.

    3.5 ⇛ 3.6: Prolongation of requirements

    The validity of the criteria has been extended by 15 months. The new version 3.6 is valid even though March 31, 2020.

    3.4 ⇛ 3.5: Adjustment of requirements

    Peracetic acid is excluded from the calculation in claim O12. The new version 3.5 is valid even though December 31, 2018.

    3.3 ⇛ 3.4: Prolongation of requirements

    The validity of the criteria has been extended by 24 months. The new version 3.4 is valid even though December 31, 2018.

    3.2 ⇛ 3.3: Adjustment of requirements

    Requirements P10, points for ecolabelled textiles and O20 Requirements for textiles have been adjusted so that textiles marked with Good Environmental Choice and GOTS are also considered to be ecolabelled textiles. At the same time, the requirement O36 that concerns marketing was removed. The new version 3.3 is valid until December 31, 2016.

    3.1 ⇛ 3.2: Adjustment of requirements

    O12: Requirements O12, Wash chemicals content of environmentally hazardous non-readily degradable substances has been adjusted so that the enzyme protease / subtilisin classified H411 is excluded from the requirement. The new version, 3.2, is valid until December 31, 2016.

    3.0 ⇛ 3.1: Adjustment of requirements

    O12: Sodium hypochlorite, CAS no. 7681-52-9 and sodium dichloroisocyanurate, dihydrate, CAS No. 51580-86-0, which are classified as H410 are exempt from requirement O12, content of hazardous non-readily degradable substances in detergents.

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