Pending investigative orders

In some product categories, the Environmental Label Jury has already issued investigative orders to the Federal Environment Agency. The Federal Environment Agency develops award criteria for these product categories. The number of investigative orders that can be issued is not defined. This is at the discretion of the Environmental Label Jury.

The investigative orders have been collected together in the following overview (Status: January 19):

Building sector

  • Paving stones of concrete (recycled content)
  • Recycled concrete 
  • Particle filter construction machines
  • Fireplace stove


  • Secondhand stores
  • climate-neutral delivery services

Other consumer products

  • Craft glue
  • retreaded tyres
  • Baking paper
  • paper bags


  • software
  • server and database