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How do you identify a painted glass bottle?

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In the case of painted glass packaging, the identification code relating to the color of the untreated bottle is envisaged, according to the relative Annex VI which provides for identification codes for transparent, green and brown colored glass packaging. For glass packaging of a different color than those considered in

When is a packaging compostable?

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The assertion of the biodegradability and compostability of a packaging can be communicated when the packaging complies with the technical standard UNI EN ISO 13432. The biodegradability and compostability certification is issued, sometimes also together with the compostability marks, by various recognized certification bodies. The new decree also specifies that

What is the difference between recyclability and separate collection?

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Packaging can be disposed of in separate collection, whether recyclable or not in the state of current technologies, without prejudice to the good rules for quality separate collection (first of all the possibility of always emptying the packaging of its contents). In fact, thanks to the CONAI – Supply Chain

Who are the obligated subjects?

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The first sentence of paragraph 5, of art. 219 does not specify which subjects are obliged to label all packaging according to the procedures established by the UNI technical standards for correct information for the final consumer. The second sentence of paragraph 5, on the contrary, clearly states that producers

How to label an aluminum aerosol can, equipped with a plastic (PP) dispenser that cannot be separated manually, and a plastic cap (HDPE)?

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It must obligatorily include: The identification coding of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC, of the main body, ie of the aerosol can, ie ALU 41;The identification code of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC of the manually separable cap, ie HDPE 2;The indications on the

How to label a glass bottle of oil or liqueur, equipped with a plastic (PP) pourer that cannot be manually separated from the bottle, a paper label attached to the bottle, and a steel cap?

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This packaging system must necessarily include: The identification coding of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC, ie of the glass bottle, ie GL 70;The identification code of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC of the steel cap, manually separable from the main body, ie FE 40;The

How to label a plastic film (LDPE), on which a paper label cannot be separated manually?

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Regardless of the weight of the label, it must necessarily include: The identification coding of the material as per Decision 129/97 / EC of the main body, that is to say the film (HDPE 2);The indications for the collection of the film (ex. Plastic collection ) Optionally, the alphanumeric coding

Is a component considered to be manually separable that, during the separation phase, remains partially adhered to the main body (for example, in the case of blister packs or bags consisting of cardboard and plastic window)?

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If the material residues of the separable component that remain adhered to the main body of the packaging are negligible, the two parts can be disposed of separately in the differentiated collection of reference. Each of the two parts must be provided with the identification code of its composition material

Can aerosol cans be disposed of in separate collection?

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Yes, aerosol cans can be disposed of in separate collection if emptied of their contents. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to indicate this information to the consumer, together with that of verifying the provisions of your Municipality for the correct conferment.

How do you identify a compound with the structure: PAP (44% by weight) + PA (15% by weight) + LDPE (40% by weight)?

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This compound is mainly plastic, in particular between the two polymers LDPE is the one that has the greatest weight. Therefore, the encoding will be C / LDPE 81.