Factsheet: Austrian Ecolabel

Austrian Ecolabel

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
National eco-label
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Österreichisches Umweltzeichen
Description: 
The Austrian Ecolabel addresses itself primarily to consumers but also to manufacturers and public procurement. The ecolabel provides consumers with guidance in order to choose products or services with least hazardous to the environment or health. The ecolabel draws the consumers attention to aspects of environment, health and quality
Goal/Aim: 
The ecolabel provides consumers with guidance in order to choose products or services with least hazardous to the environment or health.
Responsible Authority: 
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management / Bundesministerium für ein lebenswertes Österreich

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1991