Welcome to the „Green World “ of the Austrian Ecolabel

Finally running events again - with Ecolabel of course

The first running competition after the Corona lockdown took place on 19 July over 5 km - safe and environmentally friendly around the seaside town of Aspern, organised by Fairsport Events.


On the right track since 1982: Harreither GmbH received the Ecolabel

Harreither GmbH is a family business founded in 1982 and based in Gaflenz, Upper Austria. The company is successfully engaged in the development and manufacture of plastic pipes and fittings for surface heating & cooling as well as drinking water systems with the highest quality requirements.

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Take a deep breath, experience, enjoy & learn part II

... You have already been to the presented eco-labelled educational institutions? Very good, then we will continue with the next highlights right here! This time we are going to the highest mountain in Austria and to night hunters in the Thayatal.

Consumer Test E-Bikes

Together with Stiftung Warentest, the VKI has tested pedelecs designed for comfort with a low entry. The twelve e-bikes in the test, with prices ranging from 2300 to 3500 euros, are not exactly cheap. Despite this, frame cracks appeared in the endurance test and the testers found harmful substances and problems with fire safety. However, four e-bikes received a good overall mark, one model from KTM was the clear test winner.

Out of the crisis with the Austrian Ecolabel

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Austrian Ecolabel on 25 June 2020, licensees of the most important state-certified Ecolabel presented solutions from the fields of travel, gastronomy, film and TV production, office, energy & mobility, cleaning, housing and finance and showed how to sustainably get out of the corona and climate crisis with environmentally friendly business management.


At the Austrian furniture manufacturer, people, furniture and the environment form a team - and that for a lifetime. Read more about TEAM 7, an exceptional Austrian family business.

The school shopping can begin

Parents whose children are attending school for the first time usually start buying school supplies earlier. But also for higher classes, purchases are not only made in the last moment before school starts. Many people wish for less plastic and more climate protection. But how do parents and their children know what a sustainable product is?

Gesäuse entry

Take a deep breath, experience, enjoy & learn

Out at last! The days are getting longer and warmer, our longing for adventures and experiences in nature is growing. The national parks awarded with the Austrian Ecolabel and the nature park Sparbach offer a variety of possibilities for young and old.

Green tours through Vienna

You think you know Vienna? Let us prove you wrong and discover hidden, surprising and above all astonishingly green findings about the greenest city in the world!

Strandbar Herrmann

Beach feeling in Austria - Beachbar oooOOOpening!

Even if this year's holiday at the Mediterranean coast is not going to work out, we don`t have to give up the beach! The Strandbar Herrmann will make you happy with the first online beach bar opening on 9.5. and the official opening on 15.5.


ACTION UmweltTipp! 1 June - 30 September

Together with our cooperation partners in the retail trade, we are once again drawing attention to high-quality and environmentally friendly school articles with the UmweltTipp!

Campingplatz Rosental

Green Camping

After the lock down, many people are drawn back out into nature - a holiday at an eco-labelled campsite in Austria offers good conditions for this.


Circular Economy in the European Union - A new strategy

The circular economy is the central element of the European Green Deal and is closely linked to the new strategic framework for industry and the small and medium-sized enterprise sector.

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Reusable systems to achieve a circular economy

In addition to recycling, the European Green Deal focuses on waste prevention and changes in consumer behaviour. Reusable packaging is the most environmentally friendly solution. Here you can find out more about the positive activities with reusable systems in Austria.

HBLFA Raumberg-Gumpenstein

Circular Economy at agricultural level

Despite the difficult weeks, a lot is happening in the eco-label schools, for example in the HBLFA Raumberg - Gumpenstein, which deals with the circular economy in agriculture.

Hotels without plastic!

Stop the plastic flood - a WWF study shows how it works and where committed hotels are already taking measures to make their guests' stay sustainable and plastic-free.

Raiffeisenbank Günskirchen

The first banking account with an Austrian Ecolabel

The savings and giro products of the Environmental Centre of Raiffeisenbank Gunskirchen have been awarded the Austrian Ecolabel. This means that, for the first time, current and savings accounts and savingsbooks are now also certified with the Ecolabel.


Environmental Management Award 2020 - Submission deadline extended

The Federal Ministry for Climate Action (BMK) awards the Environmental Management Prize 2020 and honours companies and organisations in the public sector for outstanding achievements in environmental and climate protection and in environmental communication. Due to the current situation, submission is now possible until 06.09.2020.

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30 years of the Austrian Ecolabel - the green anniversary year 2020!

We care about the environment and the future of man and nature - for 30 years with great commitment and enthusiasm. Celebrate with us and become active for Austria, for Europe, for our earth!