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The Austrian Ecolabel is awarded by the Republic of Austria as represented by the Federal Minister of Sustainability and Tourism. With the award of the Ecolabel royalties are payable to the Ministry of Environment. The annual royalties depend on the specific turnover of the branch and/or product group of the applying enterprise.

An applicant can be any natural or legal person who is resident in the country or has its company headquarters there, who produces products in Austria or imports them into Austria or who offers a service in Austria. The requirement of native residence is considered to be fulfilled if the applicant resides in an EU Member State or in an EEA country. Detailed information and forms are available at the Consumer Information Association, which accepts also the applications

Applications for the awarding of the Ecolabel can only be submitted subsequent to the publication of the guideline for the respective product group or service.

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