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When is a packaging compostable?

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 ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

If a packaging is made of biodegradable and compostable plastic, what is the correct coding? Does it have to be collected in the plastic collection or in the organic?

Polymers other than those specified in Decision 129/97 / EC, including biodegradable and compostable ones, are all identified with the code “7”. Optionally, you can choose to accompany this coding ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

When can the biodegradability and compostability of packaging be claimed?

In order to be able to transfer packaging waste (and other products) biodegradable and compostable to the collection of organic waste, the Legislative Decree 116/20201 amended art. 182-ter of the ...
Last modified on 21/11/2021