Scrap Beat

by Scrap Magazine | Aug 03, 2020

Online Tool Helps Improve Packaging Recyclability

The Research Center for Energy Resources and Consumption (Zaragoza, Spain), part of the European Union-funded CIRC-PACK project, has created a new online tool to help plastic and cardboard packaging producers assess their products’ recyclability and provide tips for improving package sustainability.
Users answer a few questions about their product and provide product data to receive a sustainability evaluation based on factors such as the materials used, its composition and weight, its manufacturing process, the materials used for labels, whether its manufacturing uses closed-loop methods, and how recyclable or reusable the product is. Visit or