Eco-housing stirs interest
According to Yulia Guseva, from eco-certification program Vitality Leaf — Russia’s only eco-label recognized around the world — more consumers are willing to pay extra for greener living. “Recent research has shown that Russian customers are ready to pay more for products and material that do not emit harmful chemicals. Protecting one’s health is the primary reason people choose green products,” she said.
Газета «The St. Petersburg Times», May 22, 2014 г.