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Building & Living

Fabulous living - wooden furniture, which are awarded the Austrian Ecolabel, guarantee the lowest possible indoor air pollution, which creates an important condition for health and well-being in our living spaces. Especially for products that come into direct contact with the skin, it is important that they are health-friendly.

Modern living room with wooden floor, seating and a view of a tree. Copyright by Susanne Stark.

Updated Ecolabel guidelines for building products

In times of growing environmental awareness and increased commitment to sustainability, the selection of environmentally friendly building materials is of the utmost importance. In this context, the Austrian Ecolabel for construction products is a decisive orientation aid and becomes the basis for sustainable procurement programmes of the federal government (naBe) and the provinces of Vienna, Lower Austria and Vorarlberg.

Minister Leonore Gewessler (left) with Verena Judmayer and Anelia Dermendzhieva (right) from Circularful GmbH. Copyright by Pepo Schuster, austrofocus.at

MATR: Mattresses out of bed and back into circulation

The Viennese start-up MATR offers a digital and environmentally friendly mattress management solution for hotels. The multi-award-winning company is designed according to the principles of the circular economy and stands for a sustainable sleeping experience.

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