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  • Draft for partial revision of Standard on evaluation of the grade of easy package material recycling
    • Competent Ministry : Ministry of Environment
    • Advance Publication of Legislation : 2021-08-23
    • Opinion Submission Deadline : 2021-09-13

1. Reason for proposal

The system to evaluate the grade of easy package material recycling was enacted into effect on December 25, 2019 for the easy recycling of materials and structures of packaging and is intended to reflect the changes due to the development of new package materials and changes in recycling sites after the system went into effect and applied to the standard for evaluating easy recycling.

2. Main content

A. Although labels, caps, and miscellaneous materials may be separated from bodies without the use of tools, if some of them remain, this scenario is marked “separation impossible.”

B. Weight standard is established as the evaluation standard of new type labels to which it is difficult to apply adhesive application area standard for pet bottle labels.

C. Detailed classification standards for materials and structures of synthetic resin package materials and evaluation standard for easy recycling of synthetic resin complex-material container and trait package materials are adjusted.

D. Improvement of definition of terms and unclear contents, etc.

Regulatory effect assessment
  • 포장재 재활용 용이성 등급평가 기준(규제영향분석서)_20210817.hwp [download]
Legislative proposal (draft)
  • (붙임2) 포장재 재활용 용이성 등급평가 기준 일부개정고시안_210729.hwp [download]