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Belgium/Europe

BEE, CITEO and Adelphe

EcoDesign Tool For Packaging

A simple tool to calculate the environmental impact of your packaging. 

Country of Origin: Belgium

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: BEE, CITEO and Adelphe

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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Belgium

FostPlus

Pack4Recycling

Basic self-assessment tool that covers most-frequently used materials for packaging such as plastic, paper, glass, aluminium, steel, and wood. 

Country of Origin: Belgium

Publisher: FostPlus

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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United Kingdom

OPRL

PREP

Recyclability tool based on material type and format, including non-plastic materials.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Applicable Region: United Kingdom

Publisher: OPRL

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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United Kingdom/Europe

British Plastics Federation

PackScore (British Plastics Federation)

Interactive tool based on plastic types and packaging formats providing a recyclability rating from A - F.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: British Plastics Federation

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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Europe

Plastics Recyclers Europe

RecyClass

Recyclability tool based on plastic type and packaging format used.

Country of Origin: Europe

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Plastics Recyclers Europe

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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DE

Henkel

EasyD4R

Recyclability tool evaluates the recyclability of packaging based on its composition and the individual weight proportions of the respective components

Country of Origin: DE

Publisher: Henkel

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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United Kingdom/Europe

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Circulytics

Material Circularity Indicator, measuring material flows of a product and providing a score, with indicators for additional impacts and risks.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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France

Citeo and Adelphe

TREE

Multi-material recyclability test based on material type and format used, including non-plastic materials.

Country of Origin: France

Applicable Region: France

Publisher: Citeo and Adelphe

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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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US

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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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US

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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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BE

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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Recycled Content

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France/Europe

Eco-systèmes

Practical Guide for Integrating Recycled Plastics into the Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Guide for integrating recycled plastics into the electrical and electronic equipment featuring advice on supply, regulatory compliance, and other business considerations.

Country of Origin: France

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Eco-systèmes

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Tags: Recycled Content

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United States/Global

Sustainable Packaging Coalition

Design for Recycled Content Guide

Guidelines and case studies on incorporating recycled content into packaging products, including non-plastic products

Country of Origin: United States

Applicable Region: Global

Publisher: Sustainable Packaging Coalition

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Tags: Guides: Design for Sustainability

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UK

Incpen

Sustainability Checklist for Packaging

Multi-material food and drink packaging sustainability checklist covering functionality, reuse, recovery and recycling, and transport .

Country of Origin: UK

Publisher: Incpen

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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for Sustainability

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Belgium/Europe

A.I.S.E

Guiding Principles on 'Sustainable Plastic Packaging Design'

Guiding principles on important criteria to consider to ensure sustainable packaging for detergents, cleaners and maintenance products.

Country of Origin: Belgium

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: A.I.S.E

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Tags: Guides: Design for Recyclability

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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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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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US

GreenBlue

COMPASS (Comparative Packaging Assessment)

The COMPASS tool enables companies to optimise susutainable packaging design whilst achieve sustainability goals

Country of Origin: US

Publisher: GreenBlue

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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US/Global

SavvyPack

SavvyPack®

SavvyPack® analytical service provides fully integrated value chain and life cycle analysis utilising a three-pronged approach (analysis, content and software) to provide economic and environmental analysis to the packaging industry.

Country of Origin: US

Applicable Region: Global

Publisher: SavvyPack

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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Global

ifu Hamberg

Umberto

Umberto is an LCA with integrated cost analysis, both the ecoinvent and GaBi LCA databases can be used to provide background data for creating a full-scale Life Cycle Assessment.

Country of Origin: Global

Publisher: ifu Hamberg

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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NL/Global

PRé Sustainability

SimaPro

SimaPro is an LCA tool that collects, analyses and monitors the sustainability performance data of company’s products and services.  Includes many LCI databases, including ecoinvent v3 database.

Country of Origin: NL

Applicable Region: Global

Publisher: PRé Sustainability

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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DE/Global

GreenDelta GmbH

OpenLCA

OpenLCA is an open source, free, life cycle and sustainability assessment software allowing companies to model and assess any product over its life cycle, from resource extraction to production, use and disposal.

Country of Origin: DE

Applicable Region: Global

Publisher: GreenDelta GmbH

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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AU/Global

PIQET

The Packaging Impact Quick Evaluation Tool (PIQET)

A streamlined LCA tool designed to assess the environmental impacts and resource consumption profiles of different packaging options.

Country of Origin: AU

Applicable Region: Global

Publisher: PIQET

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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BE

FostPlus

Eco-Design of Packaging

Eco-Design of Packaging was designed to help make the overall product packaging environmental footprint as small as possible. Shows relative impact at each stage of the lifecylce of a product. Including GHG impact, energy and water consumption.

Country of Origin: BE

Publisher: FostPlus

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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DE/Global

thinkstep

GaBi Packaging Calculator

GaBi Packaging Calculator is an LCA calculator specially designed for packaging, combining LCA modelling and reporting software, content databases and intuitive data collection and reporting tools.

Country of Origin: DE

Applicable Region: Global

Publisher: thinkstep

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Inventory Database

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BE

PlasticsEurope

Eco-profiles

PlasticsEurope’s Eco-profiles is home to all the Life Cycle Inventory datasets (LCI) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for plastics. This platform comprises of Life Cycle Inventory datasets (LCI) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for plastics

Country of Origin: BE

Publisher: PlasticsEurope

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Inventory Database

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CH

Ecoinvent

Ecoinvent

The ecoinvent database provides well documented process data for thousands of products, helping you make truly informed choices about their environmental impact.

Country of Origin: CH

Publisher: Ecoinvent

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Tags: Recycled Content

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United Kingdom

BPF, FDF, CTPA

Recycled Content Used in Plastic Packaging Applications

The guidance is aimed at companies wishing to include recycled content in food, drink, cosmetics and pharmaceutical packaging; it is also designed to help policymakers better understand the sector-specific issues.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Applicable Region: United Kingdom

Publisher: BPF, FDF, CTPA

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Analysis

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France

ELIPSO

eDEA - elipack

An Elipso members-only LCA tool adapted to the plastic and flexible packaging sector.

Country of Origin: France

Applicable Region: France

Publisher: ELIPSO

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Tags: LCA ToolLife Cycle Inventory Database

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Europe/Global

PlasticsEurope

PlasticsEurope Public LCI Database

This LCI Database identifies and explains a set of 16 process data that are split into classifications based on: processes, production, material production (including but not limited to plastic).

Country of Origin: Europe

Applicable Region: Global

Publisher: PlasticsEurope

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Tags: LCA ToolCarbon Footprinting

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United Kingdom

The Carbon Trust

Footprint Manager

A cloud-based reporting tool, enabling your organisation to measure, manage and reduce its carbon footprint.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Publisher: The Carbon Trust

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Tags: LCA ToolCarbon Footprinting

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United Kingdom

The Carbon Trust

Footprint Express

A desktop-based software tool enabling companies to calculate a product or service footprint consistent carbon footprint measurements for products and services

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Publisher: The Carbon Trust

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Tags: LCA ToolCarbon Footprinting

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United Kingdom

The Carbon Trust

Data Analytics Manager

Enabling organisations to visualise their sustainability data to enable data-driven decision making and move to advanced ‘big data’ analytics that drive decisions on sustainability strategy.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Publisher: The Carbon Trust

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Tags: Interactive Tool

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France/Europe

Éco-Systèmes

REEEcycLab

The REEEcycLab tool was developed as a contribution to understanding what can be recycled in a finished product that incorporates multiple types of materials.

Country of Origin: France

Applicable Region: Europe

Publisher: Éco-Systèmes

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Tags: Guides: Design for RecyclabilityDesign for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for RecyclabilityDesign for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for RecyclabilityDesign for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for RecyclabilityIncorporating Recycled Content

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for RecyclabilityIncorporating Recycled Content

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for RecyclabilityDesign for Recyclability

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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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Tags: Guides: Design for RecyclabilityIncorporating Recycled Content

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South Africa/Africa

PackagingSA

Design for Recycling for packaging and paper in South Africa

The aim of the “Design for Recycling for Packaging and Paper in SA” guide is to encourage designers to consider recycling possibilities, provide guidelines for those wishing to make their packaging (more) recyclable and provide everyone with information to prevent their packaging inadvertently interfering with existing plastic recycling streams.

Country of Origin: South Africa

Applicable Region: Africa

Publisher: PackagingSA

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