RecyClass Events

Take a closer look at the work of RecyClass and the essentials of plastic packaging recyclability and recycled content with RecyClass Unwrapped series. These webinars will cover the different segments of the initiative – Design for Recycling Guidelines, Recyclability Protocols, Recyclability and Recycled Content Certifications and much more.

Please note that all the webinars will be conducted in English.


RecyClass Unwrapped: Scientific testing with RecyClass - Protocols explained


This webinar will take a closer look at the different testing protocols, such as the Sorting Protocol, developed within RecyClass. These Protocols aim at advancing the recyclability of plastic packaging. The webinar will take place on April 28, at 15h.

Programme details will be published on the registration link below.


RecyClass Unwrapped: Plastic packaging decorations


Learn all about decorations and their role in advancing plastic packaging circularity in this edition of RecyClass Unwrapped series. The webinar will take place on May 26, at 15h.

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RecyClass Unwrapped: Recyclability of personal care packaging


Packaging recyclability is of growing interest in the cosmetics industry, especially for those brands who have made sustainability pledges. Join the RecyClass Unwrapped series and find out how you can ensure your packaging’s recyclability, without compromising its quality or safety. The webinar will take place on June 23, at 15h.

Detailed programme will be published via the link below.



RecyClass Unwrapped: Recyclability & Recycled Content Claims

Following the public consultation on the RecyClass draft guidance on the use of recyclability and recycled content claims, RecyClass Unwrapped took a closer look at its results, as well as the market developments regarding recycled content and the overall use of claims. The webinar took place on April 7, at 15h.

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RecyClass Unwrapped: Recyclability self-assessment & certifications

The next session of RecyClass Unwrapped series focused on the RecyClass self-assessment (online tool) and the Recyclability Certifications. The webinar will took place on February 24, at 15h. If you are interested in improving the recyclability of your plastic packaging and obtaining a reliable certificate for it, the session explained all about the developments within RecyClass.

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RecyClass Unwrapped: Recycled Content Traceability Certification

RecyClass Unwrapped webinar series continue in 2021, with the first session focusing on the newly launched Recycled Content Traceability Certification. The webinar took place on January 27, at 15h. Learn all about the traceability of recycled materials along the value chain, its functioning and the benefits thereof.

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RecyClass Unwrapped: Recyclability Protocols & Technology Approvals

The third of RecyClass Unwrapped webinar series focused on the RecyClass Recyclability Evaluation Protocols. The webinar took place on November 30, at 15h. RecyClass Recyclability Evaluation Protocols establish a harmonised methodology to test the recyclability of a specific technology in a determined recycling stream. Based on these Protocols, RecyClass Technology Approval testing is carried out. This webinar explores the fundamentals of these Protocols and Technology Approvals.

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RecyClass Unwrapped: Recyclability Methodology

Explore the principles of the RecyClass Recyclability Methodology during the next RecyClass Unwrapped edition. The webinar took place on 17 November 2020, at 11h. The Recyclability Methodology lays down the basic principles upon which the different assessments and certification schemes are developed within RecyClass. It sets the course and promotes the increasing circularity for plastic packaging.

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RecyClass Unwrapped: Design for Recycling Guidelines

The first of the webinar took place on 22 October 2020, at 15h, and focused on the Design for Recycling Guidelines. Learn more about the purpose and the aim of these documents, and gain insight into the ongoing efforts to harmonise such guidelines across Europe, as well as the importance of design in the sphere of essential requirements of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive.

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