EcoMaterial certification provides independent, third-party verification that a material was manufactured using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in human and environmental safety and indoor environmental quality, functional characteristics, water efficiency, energy efficiency, raw materials selection.
The principle of the standard is an individual approach to each material, depending on its functional purpose. The audit for compliance with the standard is carried out on the basis of laboratory investigations, the company’s environmental documentation analysis, the evaluation of the manufacturer.
If the material complies with Mandatory Requirements of the Standard and achieves a minimum 65 points it receives the certificate of compliance and right to use the EcoMaterial ecolabel. Each year the manufacturer confirms compliance with the Standard via documentation or audit.
Learn more: EcoMaterial website
Conformity with EcoMaterial's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).
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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label
Member of: Active House Alliance
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Last updated: 26 May 2016