Industrially Compostable Range

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

  • 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

Option 1

  • Certification or documentation from a relevant organisation to demonstrate compliance with standards set out in EN 13432.

Option 2

  • Provide a list of your materials to Scrapp who will provide the insights into the compostable components. (Scrapp and ethy have worked together on ethy’s Clean Planet standards. Scrapp provides insights to brands on the recyclability and compostability of their products and packaging based on material details. Brands can participate in Scrapp’s brand verified program to get their materials checked and verified through Scrapp’s simple process. Scrapp will share the data with ethy directly if agreed by the brand, in line with Scrapp's terms of use as well as ethy's Terms of Use and privacy policy.)

Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. Through achieving this ethy ecolabel, brands also demonstrate contribution towards the following goals.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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