Recycled Content Verification (RCV)
Due to the merger with Intertek, Intertek SAI Global’s offerings in Australia has continued to grow to include Recycled Content Verification. We bring global expertise and local resources to validate and certify the quantity or recycled content in packaging.
Suppliers, Manufacturers and Retailers are increasingly challenged to ensure that environmental and sustainable claims of their products are meeting consumer demand for transparency and authenticity.
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The Intertek SAI Global certification mark enables you to confidently showcase your sustainability efforts to your consumer. This provides you with a distinct advantage in busy and competitive marketplaces for products demonstrating environmentally beneficial qualities. Including recycled content in the manufacture of your product, not only speaks to the efficiency and integrity of your supply chain, it also speaks to the commitment you’ve made to environmental stewardship.
Yes, many clients have multiple production facilities. Information and documentation will be required from each facility involved in production.
The onsite audit is not optional as it is at Intertek’s discretion based on the quality of data and documentation from the supplier.
For any price-related queries, Intertek recommends contacting the Sustainability Program Manager for specifics.
Yes, you can get the final product verified. For example, a paper manufacturer’s pulp supplier may have their pulp recycled content verified, and the manufacturer may want to, in turn, verify the recycled content of their paper.
No changes can be made to the words on the certification mark.
There are some circumstances where recycled material generated within your own facility can be certified. We recommend contacting the Sustainability Program Manager for specifics.
There is no commercially available test to determine the recycled content percentage of any material or products. To determine the recycled content percentage, we perform a mass balance calculation on the overall product weight, supported by documentation from suppliers and/or a onsite audit conducted by us.
This program authenticates and classifies materials using definitions consistent with using definitions consistent with ISO 14021: 2016 Environmental labels and declarations – Self declared environmental claims.