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OK Compost

OK Compost logo

Packaging or products featuring the OK Compost label (based on European standard EN 13432: 2000) are guaranteed as biodegradable & compostable in an industrial composting plant and applies to all components, inks and additives. Any product featuring the OK compost logo complies with the requirements of the EU Packaging Directive ( 94/62/EEC).

Learn more: OK Compost websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with OK Compost's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Vincotte

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

OK biobased, OK biodegradable SOIL, OK biodegradable WATER, and OK Compost HOME

Organization type: 191643


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Year ecolabel est. 1995

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Building products Forest products / Paper Packaging


Where this ecolabel is found
Belgium



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Last updated: 17 June 2014