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20 ENERGY STAR Product Ecology Energy Star, US environmental label for identifying energysaving devices, building materials and both public and commercial buildings or residential buildings. Label can be used by any manufacturer who believes its device conforms to the standard. Notification to the authorities is sufficient, no test is carried out. EPD Product Ecology Environmental Product Declaration EPD (Environmental Product Declaration), based on independently verified data from ecological audits, life cycle inventory analyses and further information modules that conform to the product-related standards of the ISO 14040 family of standards. EU-BIO-Logo Product Ecology European Union Bio Logo EU Bio Seal, has been prescribed since 2010 for all prepacked organic food products from ecological and organic agriculture in the EU, since 2012 indicating the control-body code and the origin of the ingredients. Non-packed organic products can be marked with Bio logo on a voluntary basis. EU-Ecolabel Product Ecology European Union - Ecolabel EU Ecolabel, recognised EU environmental label for products and services on a voluntary basis. Can be applied for to the responsible national body – in Germany RAL GmbH. EU-Gütezeichen Product Ecology European Union - Gütezeichen EU quality label, label in 3 variants for identifying, protecting and promoting traditional and regional food products: „g.U.“ (protected designation of origin), “g.g.A.” (protected geographic indication) and “g.t.S.” (guaranteed traditional speciality). fair for life Product Ecology fair for life, alternative Fair Trade certification of the Swiss Bio Foundation for product groups such as cosmetics, textiles and agricultural products. The programme supplements existing Fair Trade systems and is based closely on the ILO standards, SA8000, the standards of the Fairtrade Labelling Organisations (FLO) as well as the social criteria of the IFOAM. Certification is exclusively by the IMO Group (Institute for Market Ecology). Fair Wear Foundation Product Ecology FWF (Fair Wear Foundation, Amsterdam), non-profit organisation, sponsored by non-governmental organisations, trade unions and company associations. Objective: Improving working conditions in the textile and clothing industry, above all in the processing of materials into textile products. Members undertake to comply with the FWF Code of Labour Practices, based on the ILO Conventions) in their supply chains. Fairglobe Product Ecology FAIRGLOBE, trademark and Fair label of the discounter Lidl. Fairglobe products mainly also bear at least the Fair Trade seal.

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