There are a lot of “eco labels”, acronyms that claim to certify a certain ecological characteristic of a product. Unfortunately, sometimes we don't know what this label means, its transparency, its reliability ...

On this page follows a list of eco labels with links to additional information:


EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency)The EPA launched the Energy Star Program.

EPEAT The Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool has three different certification labels: EPEAT Gold, EPEAT Silver and EPEAT Bronze.

EU Energy Label Energy label applied to all White goods, bulbs and cars in European Union.

Forest Stewardship Council, WP


Minergie certification WP Swiss certification for low energy buildings


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