The aim of this database is to support the European Commission, Competent Bodies (CB) and paper manufacturers by improving the accessibility to environmentally relevant data on pulps to be used in EU Ecolabel paper products, and thus making it easier for companies to apply for a license, for CBs to assess the applications and for the Commission to develop accurate criteria.
All the pulps included in the database are assessed by one of the EU Ecolabel Competent Bodies.
Environmentally relevant data values included in the database are:
The database has two sides: a public and a private, where the latter is protected by personal accounts. The public website consists of a list of assessed pulps and name of their manufacturer. The private website allows logged in users to browse, enter and/or assess environmentally relevant data.
Visitors, without an account, have the right to
Pulp producers, with an account, will have the right to
Applicants for the EU Ecolabel for paper products, with an account, will have the right to
Pulp producers need to agree that their data are stored in the database. No assessed pulp will be included in the database against the producer’s will. The collection and distribution of data will follow the respective legislative data protection requirement of the European Union (GDPR).
Only those assessed pulps will be listed on the public side of the database, the environmentally relevant data of which is allowed to be stored in the database. It is therefore possible that there are assessed pulps not shown on the list of assessed pulps.
For more information, please visit www.ecolabel.eu.