STAGES FOR THE AWARDING OF THE CERTIFICATE AND AUTHORISATION OF THE USE OF THE RECYCLABILITY LABEL

SGS lnternational Certification Services Ibérica, S.A.U. audits the Process Concession Of The Certificate Of Recyclability And Authorization Of The Use Of The Recyclability Label.

THEORETICAL TEST – “DESIGN FOR RECYCLING” Optional

Does your packaging follow the theoretical precepts of Design for Recycling?

In this evaluation:

  • A checklist document is obtained;
  • No certification is obtained;
  • No permission is granted to use messages on the packaging

QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENT, REVIEW AND PROPOSAL FOR IMPROVEMENT

  • In-depth analysis: in addition to theoretical analysis, all possible interferences with physical packaging are reviewed (emptying tests, separability, symbology, tests in real sorting plants and in recycling processes, properties of recycled material);
  • External review by the Gremi de Recuperació de Catalunya;
  • Proposals for improving recyclability.

You get:

  1. A qualitative assessment report, signed by DríadeSM and the GRC:
    • Explanation of the recycling process of the packaging typology evaluated; 
    • Report on the tests carried out;
    • Graphic material (videos and photographs) of the tests carried out; 
    • Interferences (or not) in each phase of the process and the cause of the same, the quality of the recycled material obtained;
    • Recommendations for improvement.

  2. Certificate of assessment in traffic light code:
    • Design for recycling;
    • Sorting flow;
    • Recycling flow;
    • Recycling;
    • Recycled material.

The company requesting the assessment of its packaging may decide to continue with the following steps, or it may decide to implement the proposed improvements and thus subsequently certify a higher percentage of packaging material available for quality recycling.

QUANTIFICATION, REVIEW AND CERTIFICATION

  •  Quantitative assessment and determination of the percentage of packaging material available for quality recycling;
  • External review by the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change ESCI-UPF and the Gremi de Recuperació de Catalunya;
  • Issuance of Report and Certificate of the percentage of packaging material available for quality recycling.

 

You get:

 

  1. A quantitative assessment report, signed by DríadeSM, the GRC, the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change ESCI-UPF.
  2. Certificate of packaging and percentage of packaging material available for quality recycling:
    In numbers, with the percentage;
    In levels, represented by stars.

RECYCLABILITY LABEL

Sin coste adicional

  • Granting of authorisation for the incorporation of the Recyclability label on the packaging with the result indicated in the certificate:

    In digits, with the percentage;
    In levels, represented by stars.

***** 5 Stars: % >85

****   4 Stars: % > 75 y ≤ 85

***     3 Stars: % > 65 y ≤ 75

**       2 Stars: % > 45 y ≤ 65

*         1 Star: % ≥ 20 y ≤ 45

 

 

SPECIFIC AUDIT OF THE RECYCLABILITY LABEL.
(Optional)

Specific audit of the Certificate and Label compliance of a specific package. Inclusion of the “Audited” seal on the packaging.