Organic Rules and Certification

Production equipment, ecological impact - DE Naturland 2005

Huber, Beate (2005) Production equipment, ecological impact - DE Naturland 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

When purchasing means of production and equipment the ecological impact has to be considered. The use of rainforest timber is not allowed. Energy should be saved. (NL standards on production Part A.II.3. Purchase of means of production and equipment)

Difference

The EU Regulation 2092/91 does not explicitly refer to the ecological impact of means of production and equipment nor to the handling of energy whereas NATURLAND does.

Justification

This requirement refers to the ecological principle of organic farming.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Care of environment - not in EC Reg > General principles

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Environmental care/environmental impact
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Naturland
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:327
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:31 Oct 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 09:01

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