ethy Sustainability Standards
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).
Certification or documentation from a relevant organisation to demonstrate compliance with standards set out in EN 13432.
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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.
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