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Recyclable

The ability of a product or material to be recovered from, or otherwise diverted from, the solid waste stream for the purposes of recycling. U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines indicate that a product may not be advertised as “recyclable” unless a viable, active reclamation system exists that is available to a majority of end users and collects and processes the product for recycling.
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Have a net gain in the overall recyclability of the product while reducing the overall negative impact on the environment.
It is true that being manufactured from a single material increases ease of recycling, though there is little evidence to suggest that recyclability was a design consideration.
The DENSO's product EMS has five assessment criteria including fuel efficiency, exhaust emissions, refrigerants, environmentally hazardous substances, and recyclability.
No material escapes Corson: wood, metal, stone, brick, glass and ceramics each get their due, with detailed sections outlining their building histories, recyclability, traditional uses and untraditional reuses.
At Four Times Square, every cubic foot of space, every system, and every material and finish has been, and continues to be, analyzed to ensure that all potential and feasible sources of natural daylight and energy have been utilized; fossil fuel usage has been minimized; any sources of pollutants have been reduced to their practical limits; each selected manufacturing and construction process has the minimum practical impact on the environment; all products will have the least possible impact on the interior (and exterior) air quality; and all products will have the maximum possible degree of sustainability and recyclability.
Second, we communicated to key audiences with sound, comprehensible technical and arguments about the environmental profile of the aseptic package and its recyclability.
Earth911's primary goal is to establish reporting standards for the recyclability of products and their packaging, as well as provide key information to drive supply-chain and operational sustainability directives.
Within a few years the lack of recyclability imposes an undesired situation.
During his presentation, "Deconstructing the BMW i3: Groundbreaking Technology and the Composite Car," Munro discussed the carbon fiber life module, polymer components, recyclability and safety of what he considers to be "the most revolutionary car in terms of creative engineering and manufacturing since Henry Ford's Model T.
The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP), a voluntary bottlemakers initiative supported NGOs involved in bottle recycling and production, has recognised the recyclability of ColorMatrix's oxygen scavenging HyGuard and light blocking Ultimate UV additive technologies by concluding that they will have "no negative impact on current European PET recycling".
Following the company's pounds 28million investment - pounds 6million of which was spent on ensuring the recyclability of the end product - there are more than 110 Modec vehicles on UK roads today.
The pig-farming couple turned sausage makers were due to relaunch the range this autumn using the controversial polylactic acid (PLA) packaging, but have now shelved the idea over concerns about its recyclability as most councils do not have the facilities to process the material.