Blue Angel ecolabel expands its portfolio

Germany's Blue Angel product ecolabelling scheme has added two new product groups to its portfolio by deciding environmental criteria for bed mattresses and low-solvent building sealants such as bitumen. Over 90 product groups are now eligible to carry the label, which celebrated its 25th birthday earlier this year (EED 21/01/03). New criteria for an existing Blue Angel label on low-radiation mobile phones were also announced. Head of the Blue Angel jury Gerd Billen lamented that mobile phone makers were still refusing to adopt the label. See press release.

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