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Below is a list of some of the common eco-labels in the areas of energy and technology.
The CE mark is a symbol which must be applied to certain products. The mark shows that the product complies with the basic safety requirements in one or more EU directives. Machinery, toys and electrical appliances are examples of products that must comply with the CE mark requirements in order to be sold in the EU.
Read more about CE marking on the website of the Swedish Market Surveillance Council (in Swedish)
Energy labelling is mandatory for white goods and TVs and is the same for all the countries in the EU.
Read more about energy labelling on the website of the Swedish Market Surveillance Council (in Swedish).
Energy Star is an international mark for energy efficiency.
Read more about Energy Star
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is a voluntary and global system for the certification of wood products. FSC is working to achieve environ-ment-friendly, socially responsible and economically viable cultivation of the world’s forests.
Read more at the Forest Stewardship Council´s (FSC) website (in Swedish)
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has certification rules similar to those developed by the FSC, but is more suited to small-scale forestry.
Read more about programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)
TCO Certified is a mark for office and IT equipment such as computers, monitors (screens) and mobile phones. The mark covers requirements for low energy consumption, limits on hazardous substances, and recycling.
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