Making Plastic Packaging Circular


Design for Recycling

Design determines whether packaging can be recycled. If you want to design environmentally-friendly packaging, here you can learn what is important. In just a few steps you can check the level of recyclability of your package by using “RecyClass”.
There is also advice on improving your package's design. Finally, you can have your package certified by an expert in case you want to use our label in your marketing.
Recycling entails the reuse of spent packaging in a new plastic product. Far too much plastic packing is not fit for this purpose and hence destined for energy recovery only. The recyclability of packaging can be improved when a few criteria are closely followed . This is not possible with all packaging because other functions (e.g. convenience, shelf life, transport safety) take precedence. However, we are convinced that much more is achievable.

You are going to invest your time here...

... in learning how to improve the recyclability of your plastic package : be sure to inform consumers about the importance of feeding local collection schemes instead of throwing away plastic packaging.


First products granted RecyClass Recycled Plastics Certification

RecyClass Recycled Plastics Traceability Certification was granted to first products covering both flexible and rigid, as well as food and ...
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Sorting – Crucial Step to Ensure Recyclability

RecyClass Publishes Sorting Protocol for Plastic Packaging ‘Sorting Evaluation Protocol for Plastic Packaging’[1] is a Standard Practice that is geared ...
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Flexible polyethylene film technology using ‘Toppyl PB 8640M’ and ‘Toppyl PB 8340M’ by LyondellBasell tested by RecyClass

RecyClass tested and granted approval for low-density polyethylene (LDPE) film technology using LyondellBasell’s ‘Toppyl PB 8640M’ and ‘Toppyl PB 8340M’ ...
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RecyClass tests functional barriers in PP containers

RecyClass commissioned an independent laboratory to test the compatibility of vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier in polypropylene (PP) rigid packaging with ...
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