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The Blue Angel is exhibiting at the Heimtextil trade fair


We are once again exhibiting at the Heimtextil trade fair (10-13.01.2023) in Frankfurt am Main (Messe Frankfurt, Hall 12, C57E+D in the Green Village). Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles.

We are participating in the Green Lectures in the Green Village with the following talks:

Tuesday, 10 January 1:30 - 2:00 PM
The EU textile strategy - future challenges and commitments
Brigitte Zietlow (German Environment Agency)

Wednesday 11 January 4:30 - 5:00 PM
The "new" Blue Angel for textiles - become more recyclable and environmentally friendly with the state environmental label
Dr. Kristin Stechemesser (German Environment Agency)

We will also be participating in the Green Tours that are being held regularly at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM. The one-hour Green Tours will be hosted by an independent expert and will give visitors, exhibitors and experts the opportunity to exchange ideas and information on the latest green textile innovations.

The new Basic Award Criteria for the ecolabel for textiles (DE-UZ 154) were agreed at the winter meeting of the Environmental Label Jury. The German Environment Agency revises the criteria and compliance verifications at regular intervals.


About the Blue Angel

The Blue Angel has been the ecolabel of the German federal government for more than 40 years and the guide for sustainable purchasing. It is an independent and credible label that sets stringent standards for environmentally friendly products and services. The Blue Angel guarantees that the products or services it certifies meet high standards when it comes to its environmental, health and performance characteristics. The whole life cycle of the product or service is always taken into account in the assessment process. Criteria are developed for each product group and must be complied with by those products and services holding the Blue Angel. In order to reflect any technological developments, the German Environment Agency checks the criteria every three to four years. This ensures that companies are required to make their products even more environmentally friendly over time.