World Ecolabel Day - 13 October 2022

A global day to celebrate ecolabel products and services that protect you and the planet.

WED EcoLabel Logo 2022 low resMore than 50 countries around the world celebrate World Ecolabel Day on the second Thursday in October each year. This year, that's 13 October 2022. It’s a day to focus on ecolabel products and services that are proven to be environmentally preferable and performance tested, so you are ensured the best products for your health and the health of the planet.

Consumers, companies, and communities worldwide will celebrate this event by discovering the ecolabels available in their own countries, buying and using third-party certified products and services, and sharing the good news with family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers. 

This year the Global Ecolabelling Network will celebrate our heroes:

  • our GEN Members, the world's most credible and robust ecolabels

  • our GEN Members' licensees that show sustainability leadership and commitment to better products and services for the people and the planet

  • procurers who include ecolabels in their policies

  • all consumers who look closer at each product and take the next step choosing products and services certified by lifecycle ecolabels

We encourage everyone to tell their stories about how individual and companies are making a positive impact on the environment by developing, prioritising or choosing ecolabels products. Prepare your story and follow us on social media to see all interesting stories from around the world.

We will also continue to promote our international “Look Closer” ecolabelling campaign. This campaign was launched last year and is designed to educate procurement officials about avoiding greenwashing and to help them insist on products and services with lifecycle ecolabels. 


Join us in helping to spread the word!

This fun video explains simply why lifecycle ecolabels are so important and how you can celebrate them. Share with friends and post the link on your social media. 

Use these hashtags to talk about World Ecolabel Day. Spread the word and be sure to follow your local ecolabel so that you can tweet and post content often!

#WorldEcolabelDay   #ChooseEcolabels   #GEN #GlobalEcolabellingNetwork   #Type1Ecolabel   #Ecolabels     #LifeCycleEcolabels

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Use these tools to show your support!

Click on the images below to download digital materials for your marketing and communications use. For additional materials, please contact your local ecolabel or email

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For even more ideas, check out the World Ecolabel Day Activities & Ideas page or learn more about Type 1 ecolabels through these insightful videos.

For more information, please contact us today.