Transport wash installations

The product group covers wash installations for cars, buses, trucks, trains and other rail transport. The wash installations must be automated and/or manual, pre-programmed installations.

The Nordic Swan Ecolabelling of transport wash installations focus on the impact a transport wash has on the environment. The aim of the criteria is to stimulate the development of resource-efficient and effective transport wash installations without hazardous discharges to air, soil or water.

For that reason the requirements in the criteria concerns the following areas:

  • Dimensions of wash installation and water treatment unit designed according to need
  • Reduce emissions and water consumption
  • Requirements regarding chemicals
  • Emission controls and waste management
  • Environmental management, including procedures for operation and maintenance

Below you will find all the necessary documents and background information to apply for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.