Recycled content verification must consider the whole plastic value chain. The traceability of recycled plastics brings reliability and transparency among consumers and industry players. The diagram below presents an example of the different steps of a plastics value chain, which fall under the Recycled Plastics Traceability Certification.

The Audit Scheme can assess the traceability of recycled plastic material throughout all the steps of the value chain, while verifying the origin of pre- and post-consumer material in product claims.