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Upcycled Ingredients

Some or all of the parts or ingredients of this product were converted from materials that would have otherwise been discarded. The existing materials or ingredients are reworked into new products. The value of the raw material is elevated through this process.

Sustainable Development Goals
Responsible consumption and production
Proof Point Level
Product Business

Generic Criteria

The materials must not undergo an industrial process that changes their structure before they are reused into a new product

Fashion Criteria

At least 50% of this product is made from deadstock or up-cycled waste material

Beauty Criteria

At least one of the active ingredients, or one of the main ingredients as calculated by weight, is made of material that would have otherwise gone to waste

Food Criteria

At least 50% of the ingredients are from materials that would have otherwise gone to waste

Publication Requirements

  • Disclose which parts are upcycled and from what object

Accepted Evidence

Evidence should strongly support the claim and will be made publicly available

  • Proof of purchase/donation of materials that would have otherwise gone to waste

Accepted Verifiers

Verifiers are third parties who can confirm the validity of a given Proof Point

  • Organisation supplying waste
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