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Flower : symbol of the European Eco-label

The Flower is the symbol of the European Eco-label – your guide to greener products and services.

It is a voluntary scheme designed to encourage businesses to market products and services that are kinder to the environment and for European consumers - including public and private purchasers - to easily identify them.

You can find the Flower throughout the European Union as well as in Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland. The European Eco-label is part of a broader strategy aimed at promoting sustainable consumption and production.

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Latest News

June 2009

  • Rules for the Ecolabel Communication Award for outstanding communication on the Flower online!
  • A Family Hotel Leads the Way for More Ecolabelled Hotels
  • Ecolabelled Products at BioStyl Fair
  • Linking Producers and Retailers at the PLMA Fair


May 2009

  • Green Efforts Rewarded: The first hotel in Ireland ecolabelled
  • A visit to Europropre: The Ecolabel was omnipresent
  • EXPOFLOR 2009: Promotion of the Flower for Growing Media and Soil Improvers


April 2009

  • The EU Ecolabel under the Spotlight during French Sustainability Week
  • Springtime: Flower Power at ITB
  • Bucharest Gains Awareness on Green Public Procurement and the Ecolabel


March 2009

  • Unep training programme on Ecolabel
  • Promotion of the European Ecolabel in Various Tourism Fairs: Austria, Italy, Czech Republic and France


February 2009

  • Awareness of the EU Flower is gaining momentum in Finland
  • Learning by playing: ecolabel games for children
  • The first ecolabelled hotel outside Europe is Turkish!


January 2009

  • French Ecolabel Communication Award 2008: Three holders awarded
  • Ecolabel Days in Hungarian Office Depot Shops
  • Les Fontaines Business Centre: Beautiful, Peaceful… and Ecolabelled!

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