Knowledge of labels

Marijus Vaisėta
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Our reckless behaviour can negatively affect not only environment but also our health. Knowledge of labels on the goods will contribute to sustainable development.

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    Label shows that the production doesen‘t use fluorine. It also indicates that product doesn‘t contain any dangerous chemicals which could damage the ozone layer or provoke atmospheric pollution.
    CFC free

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    Is awarded to energy efficient and saving electrical appliances, computers, household electrical appliances, heating and cooling systems and lighting equipment, according to their energy efficiency, durability and quality.
    Energy Star label

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    The unit's energy efficiency (from best A+++ to D worst) and a number of additional parameters (sound level, water consumption, etc.). Power outlets have mark for washing machine, fridge, microwave ovens, television, illuminators, cooling system and other devices.
    EU Energy label

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    This label shows, that not less than 95% of agricultural origin products components are made using organic production, the product has come directly from the manufactuer in sealed packaging, the product meets the oficial control system requirements, there is manufactuer‘s name or code.
    EU organic

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    It labels third world countries production (e.g coffee, tea, spices, cocoa, chocolate, medicine). It's purpose – to distinguish products which while they were made in third world countries, social issues were taken into account. This means, that third world countries manufacturers got a decent payment for the products.
    Fair trade label

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    Standards for products, services, and companies based on life-cycle research; criteria and guidelines for manufacturers, service providers and companies to work toward sustainability and protect the natural world and human health
    Green stamp sign

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    Is awarded to products if they meet the strict environmental requirements on the materials used and production processes environmentally friendly packaging and processing capabilities. Products meet quality, human health and functionality reqirements.
    Nordic Ecolabel

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    This sign shows, that the product has come from a farm or forest, which is managed by strict environmentalists and workers, their families and local communities welfare requirements.
    Rainforest Alliance Certified

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