Environmental Project, 903, 2004

Environmental Impact from Bed Linen in the Production Chain


A survey of bed linen products on the Danish market has been carried out with the aim of investigating whether the products comply with the criteria of the EU eco-label (the Flower). Only 1 of 19 products was in compliance with the criteria, and this particular product already was equipped with the Flower label. Many of the other products might be in compliance with the criteria but in general there is a lack of documentation regarding the consumption of pesticides during cotton growing, chemicals used and waste water discharge.

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