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Migros ECO

Migros ECO logo

Label for textiles that guarantees that no substance likely to cause allergies or irritation, or to be harmful to the environment has been used throughout the manufacturing chain. It also attests to environmental preservation and workforce health and safety.

The Eco-Guidelines are based on four principles: 1) Protect the environment: mitigate environmental problems in producing countries 2) Transparency and traceability: at each step of the manufacturing process, the materials used are registered and inspected for their safety. 3) Continous environmental improvement in collaboration with suppliers and experts. 4) Safe and healthy workplaces: appopriate protective equipment, proper ventilation, educating workers about possible dangers.

Learn more: Migros ECO websiteExternal Site

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Migros

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For-profit

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Year ecolabel est. 1996

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Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Textiles


Where this ecolabel is found
Switzerland



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Last updated: 20 January 2012