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Reducing Material Waste

This business has implemented one or more practices to reduce the amount of waste from its production process that's sent to landfill or incinerated.

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

General Criteria

  • Waste is defined as resources that are sent to landfill or incinerated
  • The business must have measured it's waste footprint
  • The practices must target a material source of waste in the supply chain
  • Practices must be specific and implemented at scale – pilots are not accepted
  • Practices must be in place at the time the claim is issued

Publication Requirements

  • Outline the practices and what type of waste they are targeting
  • Specify whether the waste production was reduced or if a recycling option was integrated

Accepted Evidence

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

  • Proof of implementation of practices
  • Report detailing impact of practices
  • Audited CSR report

Accepted Verifiers

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

  • Partner organisation

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