'Home Compostable' Packaging and Plastics
'Home Compostable' items certified by the AfOR-Vinçotte schemeA list of items certified 'Home Compostable' by the AfOR-Vinçotte certification scheme.
‘Home Compostable' certification scheme launchedToday the Association for Organics Recycling (AFOR1) has launched (22/02/2011) a ‘Home Compostable' certification scheme geared principally to the UK market.
AfOR 'Home Compostable' certification: IntroductionDue to the increasing number of ‘compostable' packaging and plastics products in the UK market, the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) has established a ‘home compostable' certification scheme and certification mark (logo) for the UK,
Making an ApplicationIf you wish to make an application for a particular product or family of products AfOR would always advise that you speak to one of its representative first.
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FAQs on Applying for CertificationCovering all the essential information about applying for certification from terminology to necessary tests.
General Terms and Conditions for the Supply of ServicesThese general terms and conditions define the framework and limitations of the performance of Vincotte's and AfOR's inspections, and the respective obligations of the parties.
List of Approved laboratoriesApproved laboratories who are eligible to undertake testing which meets the 'Home Compostable' criteria can be found by clicking the title of this article.
Using AfOR's 'home compostable' certification markCorrect use of AfOR's 'Home Compostable' certification mark is advocated at every stage of the certification scheme. There are set parameters for incorporating it onto a certified product or piece of packaging. Further details can found via the scheme rules document.
AfOR Home Compostable - Scheme RulesThe scheme rules were developed from the Vinçotte OK compost HOME scheme rules with additional guidance added to reflect the requirements of the AfOR - Viçotte co-partnership.
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