Sustainable Packaging Coalition debuts new How2Compost label

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), in partnership with the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), has debuted a new How2Compost label to give consumers more information about disposal options for products, as reported by Packaging World. Products with the label will be BPI-certified as compostable in industrial facilities or note whether products may be compostable in backyard piles. The label will also certify that products are in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's guidelines on environmental marketing. Reynolds Consumer Products and Eco-Products are the program's first members. Reynolds plans to use the label on certain types of Hefty brand tableware and Eco-Products will use it on some secondary packaging . Dive Insight: The market for bio-based packaging and tableware continues to grow , with multiple new research concepts in the works. While many ...

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