The Framework About
Waste

Fully Recycled Packaging

All parts of this product's packaging are made from waste materials that have been recovered, reprocessed, and converted into new materials.

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

Criteria

  • 100% of the materials (calculated by weight) should be from recycled origin
  • This can include post and pre-consumer waste

Accepted Evidence

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

  • Signed statement of transparency from a management team member on the % recycled per component
  • Invoice proving the brand sourced material is from a certified supplier

Accepted Verifiers

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

  • Packaging manufacturer
  • Provider of recycled material
  • NGO collecting the material

Other Proof Points in this category

The packaging’s components… can be separated and placed in a recycling bin are made from materials that have been used before can be placed in the compost bin to decompose (home or industrial) can be refilled and used again (for the same purpose)
Compostable Packaging Parts No No Only some No
Fully Compostable Packaging No No Yes No
Partly Recyclable Packaging Only some No No No
Widely Recyclable Packaging Yes No No No
Partly Recycled Packaging No Only some No No
Fully Recycled Packaging No Yes No No
Refill Solution No No No Yes (at least some)

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