Swedish fuel pumps to get eco-labels

The Swedish government has put forward proposals that aim for all petrol stations in the country to carry new eco-labels to inform consumers about the greenhouse gas emissions of the fuel they buy

The Swedish government has put forward proposals that aim for all petrol stations in the country to carry new eco-labels to inform consumers about the greenhouse gas emissions of the fuel they buy.

In a statement, the Swedish government said that the plans will be covered in its Fuel Act, which will come into force on 1 January 2019.

The eco-label will cover liquid, gas-based fuels and alternative fuels and could also have information about the “origins of the fuel”, the Swedish government said.

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