The Recyclability Tool
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Packaging Recyclability Guidelines

  • PET clear bottle: EPBP
  • PET coloured bottle: EPBP
  • PE-HD natural container
  • PE-HD coloured container
  • PP natural container
  • PP coloured container
  • Pot, Tub and Tray in PP and/or PE
  • PE transparent flexible film
  • PE coloured flexible film
  • PP transparent flexible film
  • PP coloured flexible film

Updated guidelines on polyolefin packaging will soon be integrated into the RecyClass tool.

News

Assess, improve and endorse the recyclability of your packaging

In January 2018, the European Commission released European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy where it urged the plastics industry and its value chain to encourage and ensure a shift in production of plastic packaging. The plastics industry’s business as usual is at crossroads, as recyclability is becoming a priority aspect in packaging design. This has triggered several brands to announce pledges to work towards increased recyclability of packaging. More

Recycling starts in the product design phase. The key to more sustainable plastics is better design of plastics and plastics products.

Further information

Plastics Recyclers Europe

Avenue de Cortenbergh 71
1000 Brussels
Belgium

Tel: +32 2 742 96 82
Fax: +32 2 732 63 12
recyclass(at)plasticsrecyclers.eu