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Industrially Compostable

The brand manufactures or sells products or packaging that are industrially compostable, meaning these materials will degrade in an industrial compost environment.

Criteria
  • Substantial percentage (51%+) of a brand's packaging must meet the industrially compostable criteria.
  • Materials undergo at least 90% biodegradation within 6 months in an industrial facility in the presence of oxygen, microorganisms and high temperatures (50–60°C).
Accepted Proof
  • Documentation demonstrating compliance with standards set out in EN 13432
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