The Ecolabel is the EU ecological label.The purpose of the label is to guarantee that the products that meet the criteria for this label reduce the negative impact of consumption and production on the environment, health, the climate and natural resources.
This label certifies therefore that the product in question has a limited impact on the environment. Not all products are awarded this label. It is not enough to claim that a product is ecological in order to be awarded with the Ecolabel certification. To obtain it companies have to submit a dossier that has to meet a number of criteria set by the competent authorities. These are demanding criteria the aim of which is to protect the environment throughout the lifecycle of the product while guaranteeing a product performance that is at least equal to that of the market leader.
You can find more information about this on http://www.ecolabel.be