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The Plastic Free™️ certification is managed by A Plastic Planet, a campaigning organisation founded in 2017 with the goal of reducing our plastic production and consumption and promoting the development and offer of plastic free alternatives.

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Sustainable Development Goals
Proof Point Level
Product Business

Standard Summary

  • The certification can apply to the product or the packaging

  • For foods, drinks and pharmaceuticals, it refers to the packaging only

  • For non-food and drinks (personal care products, cleaning fluids, cutlery, household goods) - the packaging and the contents must be plastic free

  • The product and/or packaging must be manufactured from compostable materials, or other materials, such as glass, wood or metal

  • Compostable bioplastics are not considered plastic

  • The certification is valid one year and audited remotely

Additional Resources

Plastic Free Standard

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