Nordic Ecolabelling on important environmental aspects

Nordic Ecolabelling sets ambitious and absolute environmental requirements that are unique for each set of criteria we publish. The environmental impact through a product’s life cycle is assessed from a holistic perspective. There is special focus on climate, circular economy, chemicals and biodiversity in combination with a focus on health and quality.

Under the following four themes, a general approach to several underlying environmental aspect are described. Each environmental aspect has a text that explains the general approach and how Nordic Ecolabelling can set different types of requirements to deal with the environmental aspect in question. To see how the environmental aspect is handled in a specific set of criteria, please see the different sets of criteria.

Read about our approach to important environmental aspects

  1. Sustainable raw materials and biodiversity
  2. Circular economy and resource efficiency
  3. Energy and climate
  4. Chemicals, nano and microplastic