Country:European Union
Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2000
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments, Information and Education>Performance Label>Endorsement label
Policy Target:
Agency:European Commission, DG Environment
Legal References:2000/45/EC - COMMISSION DECISION of 17 December 1999 establishing the ecological criteria for the award of the Community eco-label to washing machines

In January 2000, the European Union issued environmental criteria that have to be met for refrigerators and washing machines seeking the Unions eco-label. Energy efficiency is among the criteria included in Decisions 2000/40/EC and 2000/45/EC.

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