Cleaning of liquid damaged electronics

The product group covers cleaning of liquid damaged electronic products like mobile phones, tablets and personal computers.

Cleaning of liquid damaged electronics is in itself a business that stimulate the circular economy, since it prolongs the lifetime of the electronic product - and thereby reduces the amount of electronic waist and the need to produce new electronic product.

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel focus on assuring that the costumer experiences the service as a good alternative to throwing out and buying new products, and to assure that the service is done with as small an environmental impact as possible.

Cleaning of liquid damaged electronics:

  • Has a high success rate of min. 70%, which prevents electronics waste and saves resources to produce new electronics.
  • Ensures a fast service.
  • Involves limited use of energy and water.
  • Only uses Ecolabelled cleaning agents.
  • Ensures the correct handling of electronic waste.


  • Fees

    Fees valid from 19th February 2020

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee* EUR 3,000 + VAT
    Renewal fee* EUR 1,500 + VAT
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region* EUR 500 + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** EUR 2,500 + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence

    < 4 hours: EUR 375 + VAT
    < 8 hours: EUR 750 + VAT
    ≥ 8 hours: EUR 1,500 + VAT
    Annual licence fee

    The annual fee is calculated based on the number of units saved from the workshops that are part of the licence (in the whole world):

    1€ per successful laptop & 0.5€ per successful tablet and phone.
    Minimum annual fee EUR 2,000 + VAT per year
    Maximum fee No maximum fee

    * When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below EUR 2 million.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1,000€ per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant. Nordic Ecolabelling will randomly spot check audit around 10% of the production sites affiliated with the licence every year. These audits will be invoiced to the licensee according to our price list (audits will normally be carried out and invoiced by the organization where the production site is located if inside the Nordics). If deviations are found during the audits – the level of spot check audits can be increased – and if no problems are found the level can be decreased. Nordic Ecolabelling solely decide the level of spot checks necessary.

    *** As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

    Same price applies all over the World.

    Published 21st February 2020, valid from 19th February 2020

    The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.
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