Please find below a list of events of interest to EU Ecolabel stakeholders and the public:
|23 January 2017||Webinar EU Ecolabel for Personal, Notebook and Tablet Computers
The European Commission recently adopted new EU Ecolabel criteria for computers (personal, notebook and tablet computers). These new criteria make the EU Ecolabel a leader in promoting a circular economic model by improving energy efficiency, restricting hazardous substances and encouraging designs that lead to a longer product lifetime and make repair, upgrade and recycling easier.
|08 February 2017||2nd Ad-Hoc Working Group Meeting for the revision of the EU Ecolabel Criteria for lubricants||Seville, Spain|
|14 – 15 March 2017||Cleaning Products Europe 2017
Europe's transition to a circular economy - EU Ecolabel criteria on detergents
First half of 2017 the European Commission is adopting 6 criteria sets for detergents that includes laundry detergents, dishwasher detergents for professional and household use. There are more than 500 licences across European countries. Products that hold this licence have a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle. That includes limited impact to the aquatic environment, provides energy savings and replacement of hazardous substances by safer substances. During the revision process of 6 detergent product groups the European Commission came up with new requirements: even less harmful and classified substances, exclusion of harmful fragrances, additional improvements on recyclability, packaging etc., EU Ecolabel criteria are also the first ones to ban the micro-plastics.
|08 May 2017||Conference on Sustainable Tourism
In the context of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the International Year of Sustainable Tourism, the European Commission has the pleasure to organize a High Level Conference on The opportunities and challenges of Sustainable Tourism.
|October 2017||Annual General Meeting of the Global Ecolabelling Network||Stockholm, Sweden|