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First eco-label with same award criteria for Germany and China

Cooperation between the German Blue Angel eco-label and the Chinese eco-label has borne fruit: the two institutions responsible in both countries- the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) and the RAL German Institute for Quality Assurance and Certification in Germany, and the Environmental Certification Center of the Chinese Environment Ministry- jointly determined for the first the award criteria for recycled toner cartridges used in printers and copiers. ”This agreement is part of a more general cooperation on environmental protection issues between Germany and China. It is helping to make it easier for products with favourable ecological properties to enter the market and for consumers to buy such products more regularly. This will benefit them and the environment”, said UBA President Prof. Dr. Andreas Troge. read more

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