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Plastic Free

The brand does not use virgin or recycled plastic in any of its products and uses nearly 100% plastic free primary and secondary product packaging. The organisation has also met ethy’s reduced plastic criteria.

Criteria
  • The brand does not sell any products using virgin plastics.
  • Products are 100% plastic free and product packaging (primary and secondary, including labels) are 96% plastic free.
  • Bioplastics certified as industrially compostable (e.g. starch-based polylactic acid (PLA) or polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA)) are excluded and can be used.
  • The brand must intend to maintain the plastic-free standard for the next 13 months from the date of accreditation application as a minimum.
  • Brick & mortar shops must not offer plastic carrier bags.
  • The organisation has also met ethy’s reduced plastic criteria.
  • Activities of the company cannot be related to extracting oil, fossil fuels or selling plastics (excluding industrially compostable bioplastics).
Accepted Proof
  • Confirmation statement.
  • Full list of ingredients, components or materials used for product and packaging.
  • Industry and activities of the company.
  • Certification of any compostable plastics used for product and packaging.
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