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Design for recycling plastic packaging

Technical specification
Criterion text

Primary plastic packaging shall be designed for material recycling. Plastic packaging shall meet the following:

  • Plastic packaging1 and any closure2 shall be made of monomaterial3 of one of the following plastics, alternatively separable4 parts of the following plastics:
    • Polyethylene (PE)
    • Polypropylene (PP)
    • Uncoloured polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
  • Labels on packaging of PE and PP shall consist of the same material as the packaging.
  • Labels on PET packaging shall consist of PP or PE, and not cover more than 40 percent of the packaging surface.
  • The plastic packaging shall not be colored with carbon black.
  • The plastic packaging shall not have a print that covers more than 60 percent of the packaging's surface.
  • Labels shall be able to be washed off at temperatures below 60° C and shall not cover more than 40percent of the packaging surface.

1The plastic packaging includes hard and soft packaging.

2Closure includes caps and lids.

3Mono materials are plastics which in their material composition consist of one type of plastic polymer, for example polyethylene.

4Separable parts refer to packaging parts that can be easily disassembled by the end user without the need for tools, before being left for recycling.

Envrinmental Goals
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