THE OFFICIAL ECO LABELS

There are two official eco-labels in France which are both issued by AFNOR Certification.
- THE FRENCH ECOLABEL (NF Environnement Furniture)
- THE EUROPEAN ECOLABEL (the small flower)


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The French ecolabel ‘NF Environnement’ is a voluntary certification mark. Its variation ‘NF Environnement Furniture’ is issued by the FCBA under mandate from AFNOR. Businesses wishing to obtain it can make a request via the FCBA.
NF Environnement Furniture concerns all sectors for furniture:

Office furniture: seating, tables, desks, cupboards…
Educational furniture: chairs and tables, black/whiteboards and notice boards…
Institutional furniture: wardrobes, beds, benches, reception furniture, catering furniture...
Technical furniture: lockers, workbenches, serving trolleys…
Furniture for the home: kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms…
To learn about the difference between these two marks, please go to the ‘NFE files’ section where there is an article providing further information.