ISO Standards for packaging and the environment

19/03/2013

One issue facing households, local authorities, and landfills is packaging from purchased items. ISO has published several new Standards on packaging and the environment.

Together with the new AS/New Zealand Standard for waste electrical equipment AS/NZS 5377:2013 Collection, storage, transport and treatment of end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment, there is now a good toolset to help deal with the waste streams that today's lifestyle is generating. Read more.

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    • AS/NZS 5377:2013 Collection, storage, transport and treatment of end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment
    • ISO 18601:2013 Packaging and the environment – General requirements for the use of ISO standards in the field of packaging and the environment
    • ISO 18602:2013 Packaging and the environment – Optimization of the packaging system
    • ISO 18603:2013 Packaging and the environment – Reuse
    • ISO 18604:2013 Packaging and the environment – Material recycling
    • ISO 18605:2013 Packaging and the environment – Energy recovery
    • ISO 18606:2013 Packaging and the environment – Organic recycling