This certification covers organic and regional products in Hotels.
BIO Hotels uses only organic certified products that meet the standard of Bioland or similar ecolabels. Up to three exceptions are allowed.
For wild harvesting exceptions are generally allowed but the product must be sustainably certified. For beverage the standard is also only organic quality. Up to three exceptions are allowed by paying fines. Exceptions are not possible with coffee and cocoa.
For non-food products there is an obligation to use only cosmetics products that are certified by accredited standards such as ABG, BDIH, Ecocert, ICEA, or Natrue.
BIO-Hotels members rely on the Eco Hotels Certified ecolabel for resource-management,
Learn more: BIO Hotels website
Conformity with BIO Hotels's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).
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Applicants register for the ecolabel in order to use the label (but certification is not required)
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Last updated: 3 September 2014