GreenCircle will conduct a detailed evaluation of the product which will include a full analysis of the bill of materials, regional recycling infrastructure and end-of-life supply chain. Certification will verify that products can be recycled within the current recycling infrastructure for use as raw materials or other products.
Objective: To validate the percentage of a product that can be recycled at the end of life.
Definitions: A product or associated component that can be diverted from the waste stream through available recycling infrastructure. These products can be collected, processed and returned to use in the form of raw materials or other products.
Reference Documents: ISO 14021, Definition of Recyclable; FTC Green Guides.