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Recyclability by Design: Core Principles For Plastic Packaging Recyclability

Summary guidelines on recyclability of different packaging features such as material, closures, labels, inks, coatings, etc. 

Publisher: Recoup and BPF

Cost: Free

Published: June 2018

Pages: 20


Organisations involved
RECOUP produced this document in collaboration with the British Plastics Federation. 

How does it work?
The guide is available to download for free online. It shows designers and manufacturers which features of plastic packaging products influence how easy or difficult the product will be to recycle within the UK. Broken up by material and packaging format, it features packaging component tables with a green, amber, red rating scale. 
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