What is the purpose of the material identification coding if consumers do not know it?

Pursuant to the legislative decree of 3 September 2020, all packaging released for consumption in Italy is subject to the obligation of environmental labeling pursuant to decision 129/97 / EC, which provides for a system of identification of homogeneous materials at European level through codifications. alphanumeric. The identification of materials using this coding system is therefore a legal obligation.

Precisely in order to convey useful and understandable information to the final consumer, the law establishes that on the packaging intended for him, there is also an indication on the correct separate collection. In this case CONAI suggests the formula “ Collection (material family) “And to invite the consumer to check the provisions of their municipality. All other additional information is voluntarily applicable.

Last modified on 19/11/2021

The contents of the labeling