Textile services 075
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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Fees valid from 1 January 2019
Application fee including one on-site inspection 30 000 SEK excl. VAT. Renewal fee 15 000 SEK excl. VAT.
Annual licence fee
Annual licence fee 0,15 % + VAT of the turnover in the Nordic countries up to 66 666 667 SEK.
0,05% + VAT of the part of the turnover in the Nordic countries that exceeds 66 666 667 SEK.
Minimum fee 20 000 SEK annually excl. VAT Maximum fee 350 000 SEK excl. VAT
Fee for extensions/alterations of licence
Extension/alteration of existing licence Fees for alterations will be charged according to how long it takes to deal with the matter:
- Less than 4 hours: 3 750 SEK excl. VAT
- Between 4 and 8 hours: 7 500 SEK excl. VAT
- More than 8 hours: 15 000 SEK excl. VAT
Fees for on-site inspections
Extra fee for additional on-site inspection within the Nordic countries 5 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit On-site inspection outside the Nordic region, but within Europe 15 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit On-site inspections outside Europe 25 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit
Information on the latest version of the criteria for textile services
4.0 ⇛ 4.1: Adjustemnet 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.
In order to use the Nordic Swan Ecolabel in your marketing, you must have a valid Nordic Swan Ecolabel licence. Please log in to The Nordic Ecolabelling Portal to apply for a licence. You are free to use the Nordic Swan Ecolabel in all of your marketing from the date of approval until your licence expires.
Go to The Nordic Ecolabelling Portal and start your application process! If this is the first time you apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login information for the Portal.
Start by going through the requirements and fees that apply to your specific product group. These can be found above.
In some cases, you must use our separate application form. For example, the form must be used in cases where the producer and licensee are two separate companies, or if you wish to cancel a licence. Please contact your advisor in these cases, or if you are unsure what applies to you. The form to be used in these special cases can be downloaded here.
For more details on the application process, please head to our application guide: "Application step by step".
Good luck with your application!