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natureplus

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Natureplus is an international label of quality for sustainable building and accommodation products, tested for health, environmental-friendliness and functionality.

The label’s primary aim is to provide consumers as well as architects, tradesmen, building companies and all those involved in construction, with a reliable orientation aid towards sustainable products i.e. environmentally-friendly and not posing any health risks.

The natureplus®-seal of quality embodies health-awareness, environmentally-friendly production, the protection of our limited resources and their suitability of application. Products with this label are made predominantly from renewable/sustainable sources of raw materials. Test procedures relating to the health aspects of the chosen materials, guarantee the integrity of the products certified.

Learn more: natureplus websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with natureplus's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following ISO 17025 Testing and Calibration Laboratories

Certification / registration required

Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

natureplus - International Association of Sustainable Housing and Living

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2002

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Building products


Where this ecolabel is found
Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark Estonia France Germany Italy Luxembourg Netherlands Poland Switzerland



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Last updated: 20 January 2012