A government operated seal of approval program for environmentally preferable consumer products.
To increase consumer awareness, the Government of India launched the eco-labelling scheme known as `Ecomark' in 1991 for easy identification of environment-friendly products.
The criteria follows a cradle-to-grave approach, i.e. from raw material extraction, to manufacturing, and to disposal. The Ecomark label is awarded to consumer goods that meet the specified environmental criteria and the quality requirements of Indian Standards.
Learn more: Ecomark: India website
Conformity with Ecomark: India's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).
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Other categories: paper, leather, batteries, lubricating oils, wood substitutes, aerosol propellants, plastic products, fire extinguishers,
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Last updated: 20 January 2012