ENERGY ECO-LABELLING SCHEME MAYBE EXPANDED TO TEXTILE AND CLOTHING GOODS

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE LATEST drafts of a revised European Union (EU) energy labelling scheme will propose expanding it all manufactured goods, including textiles and clothing, not just energy consuming products, as at present. The aim is to reward energy conservation within manufacturing processes, their design and final use. The European Commission planned to release in May. An earlier draft had listed only windows, baths, showers and taps as new products to be included. Now, low energy labels could be fixed to packaging for textiles and clothing, ...


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