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dc.contributor.authorRODRIGUEZ QUINTERO ROCIOen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGARBARINO ELENAen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSAVEYN HANSen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWOLF Oliveren_GB
dc.identifier.otherEUR 27490en_GB
dc.identifier.otherOP LF-NA-27490-EN-Nen_GB
dc.description.abstractThis technical report is aimed at providing a sound base to the revision process of the EU Ecolabel criteria for Soil improvers and Growing Media. Currently, separate sets of EU Ecolabel criteria exist for Soil improvers (Decision 2006/799/EC) and Growing media (Decision 2007/64/EC). The revision process spanned both product groups; thus common criteria for both Soil improvers and Growing media are developed, only distinguishing between technical product characteristics where necessary. Another objective of this revision is addressing the possibility to broaden the current scope to the product mulch, as it has been identified as a differentiated sub-product within the product group 'soil improvers'. To achieve those objectives, a Preliminary Report was produced together with the first version of this technical report as a working document. Hence, this document was developed to undergo the stakeholder consultation, which is crucial to come up with criteria adapted to the market reality while being able to select the best environmental performance products available on the market. After an extensive stakeholder's consultation process, this current version of the Technical Report supporting the draft criteria for growing media, soil improvers and mulch, constitutes the support of the criteria set voted positive by the Regulatory Committee.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipJRC.J.5-Sustainable Production and Consumptionen_GB
dc.publisherPublications Office of the European Unionen_GB
dc.titleRevision of the EU Ecolabel Criteria for Soil Improvers and Growing Media - Technical report and draft criteria proposalen_GB
dc.typeEUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reportsen_GB
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation

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