Generic symbol used to show recycled content; also sometimes used to indicate that the product can be recycled. Does not mean that the product has been certified.
In the US, the Federal Trade Commission gives the following guidance: A recycled content claim may be made only for materials that have been recovered or otherwise diverted from the solid waste stream, either during the manufacturing process (pre-consumer), or after consumer use (post-consumer).
Learn more: Recycled Content website
Conformity with Recycled Content's standard is verified by the company or organization applying for the label (first party).
Certification / registration required
Applicants register for the ecolabel in order to use the label (but certification is not required)
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Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?
Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?
Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?
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Other categories: packaging
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Last updated: 26 May 2016