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Association of Plastic Recyclers

APR Design Guide for Plastics Recyclability

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

Country of Origin: US

Publisher: Association of Plastic Recyclers

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Europe

Ceflex

Ceflex: Recyclability of Flexible Packaging

The guidelines have been developed by, and for, the whole value chain, from flexible packaging manufacturers to brand owners and retailers. The content is based on value chain consensus, using the best available data from testing and commercial practices.

Country of Origin: Europe

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Ceflex

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Belgium/Europe

European PET Bottle Platform

'Design for Recycling’ for PET Bottles

These guidelines for the design of PET bottles define their ease of recyclability based on choices of colour, barrier layers, closures, label systems and other features and establish criteria that can be used to avoid the production of difficult to recycle bottles to ensure a greater supply of high-quality rPET to the market.

Country of Origin: Belgium

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: European PET Bottle Platform

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The Sustainability Consortium

Beauty and Personal Care Products Sustainability Rating System

Rating system of 32 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) including packaging, disclosure, human health, and supply chain and the environment, including product attributes and company activities.

Country of Origin: US

Publisher: The Sustainability Consortium

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PetcoreEurope

Design for Recyclability Guidelines for PET Trays

Simple to download one page guidance on design for recyclability of PET trays. 

Country of Origin: BE

Publisher: PetcoreEurope

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Germany/Europe

IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen

EcoDesign Round Table

Guide to help outline an eco-design strategy for packaging projects, including optimising resources, sustainable material procurement, usage, and recyclability.

Country of Origin: Germany

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen

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United Kingdom/Europe

Recoup and BPF

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. 

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Recoup and BPF

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United Kingdom/Europe

Recoup and WRAP

Rigid Plastic Packaging: Design Tips for Recycling

Simplified tips for making plastic packaging more recyclable, including breakdown by body, closure and decoration

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Recoup and WRAP

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United Kingdom/Europe

Recoup

Recyclability by Design

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

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Recoup

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Belgium/Europe

Plastics Recyclers Europe

Guidelines on ‘Design for Recycling’

Recyclability tables broken down by product type, then by features such as container material, barrier, additives, labels, adhesives etc.

Country of Origin: Belgium

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Plastics Recyclers Europe

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France

Cotrep

Recyclability of Plastic Packaging (Cotrep)

Recyclability guidance with checklist on packaging features, mechanical properties, and implementation advice.

Country of Origin: France

Applicable Region: France

Publisher: Cotrep

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France

CITEO

CITEO 2020 Rate List for Recycling Household Packaging

Citeo’s 2020 rate list for recycling household packaging was designed to reflect the shared ambition of reducing the environmental impact of packaging, developing the recycling infrastructure and preserving the planet’s natural resources.

Country of Origin: France

Publisher: CITEO

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Italy/Europe

CONAI

Guidelines to Facilitate the Recycling of Plastic Packaging

This guidance document successfully identifies, categorises, protects and preserves various forms of packaging suitable for recycling. 

Country of Origin: Italy

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: CONAI

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Germany/Europe

Der Grüne Punkt

Design4Recycling

This guideline acts as an assessment on the recyclability of plastic packaging.

Country of Origin: Germany

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Der Grüne Punkt

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Austria/Europe

Borealis

Borealis’ 10 Codes of Conduct

Borealis’ 10 Codes of Conduct provide an overview of technical reasons for changes in plastic packaging design, independent of the individual application and/or packaging type.

Country of Origin: Austria

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Borealis

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Austria/Europe

Packaging and Resource Management sector of FH Campus Wien

Circular Packaging Design Guideline

The Circular Packaging Design Guideline identifies the current trends within the EU Circular Economy Package (FPF reported), describes the evaluation of recyclability, and highlights the latest technical recycling and packaging solutions.

Country of Origin: Austria

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Packaging and Resource Management sector of FH Campus Wien

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Denmark/Europe

Network for Circular Plastic Packaging (on behalf of the Danish Plastics Federation)

Reuse and Recycling of Plastic Packaging for Private Consumers

This manual shows how circular plastic packaging for private use should be designed.

Country of Origin: Denmark

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Network for Circular Plastic Packaging (on behalf of the Danish Plastics Federation)

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