Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 9 OF 27
|Main Title||Environmental Labelling in OECD Countries.|
|Author||Salzman, J. ;|
|CORP Author||Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Paris (France).;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||Labels ; Consumer products ; Regulations ; Environmental protection ; Packaging ; Financing ; Marketing ; Government programs ; Administrative procedures ; Criteria ; Recycled materials ; Energy efficiency ; Water conservation ; Biodegradation ; Hazardous materials ; Emissions ; Noise reduction ; Foreign trade ; European Union ; Canada ; Japan ; New Zealand ; Australia ; United States ; Environmental labeling|
Environmental labelling as discussed in this report, means the voluntary granting of labels by a private or public body in order to inform consumers and thereby promote consumer products which are determined to be environmentally more friendly than other functionally and competitively similar products. The report analyze important aspects of environmental labeling programs, including product assessment and criteria establishment, program financing, the effectiveness of labeling programs, programs administration, trade implications, legal issues, and harmonization.