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Partly Recyclable Packaging

Part of this product's packaging is curbside collected and can be broken down into raw materials and repurposed so it can be used again. This does not guarantee that it will be recycled – always check locally.

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


  • The recyclable parts need to be easily separated from the non-recyclable ones – no tools should be needed
  • The main packaging component must be recyclable
  • Recyclability is defined as widespread curbside collection

Publication Requirements

  • Specify which parts are recyclable and whether they need to be separated
  • If some parts are also recyclable through a recycling scheme, this should be mentioned here

Accepted Evidence

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

  • Signed statement of transparency from management team member on the % recycled per component.
  • Report from an organisation that confirms that the parts are recyclable.

Accepted Verifiers

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

  • Membership with a regulation body that can confirm recyclability
  • Testing facility

Additional Resources

Provenance's guide to understanding 'Recyclable'

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