Compostability? Biodegradability? Biobased?
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NEW AS OF NOVEMBER 2016: NEN BIO-BASED CONTENT
This certification system is based on the European standard EN 16785-1 which enables independent assessment of claims on the bio-based content of products. Bio-based content refers to biomass, not only to biobased carbon. More »
The issue of greenhouse gas emissions and the fast-depleting fossil fuel resources is now high on the public agenda. Consumers are increasingly anxious to find out more about where products originate. They also seek guarantees about packaging information. Vinçotte's OK biobased label offers a comprehensive guarantee about the origin of your products. More »
Waste treatment is a continuously growing problem. Using compostable materials is one way to help solving this major problem. However, there is one big stumbling block: just how do we guarantee that such products can be composted?
Vinçotte has already offered a solution in this respect. Vinçotte has introduced five conformity marks: OK compost, OK compost HOME, OK biodegradable SOIL, OK biodegradable WATER and OK biodegradable MARINE … More »