New Packaging Waste Sorting Icons for French Markets


Posted October 26, 2021 by BenChristie

A look at France’s new info-tri (sorting information) for consumer product packaging.

 
France introduces new harmonized signage to improve consumer product sorting and enable better recycling.

Citeo, a not-for-profit organization established to reduce the impact of discarded packaging on the environmental, has published new logos to enable better sorting – sorting information (info-tri). The new icons combine the Triman, which replaces Le Point Vert, new icons representing sorting rules for each packaging material, and a color code based on the sorting containers:

• Green – glass
• Yellow – all other packaging types

The new icons will be in use from January 1, 2022, and will be rolled-out until March 2023.

The new signage was developed following several consumer studies. They have been designed to enable better:

• Compliance with recycling regulations
• Clarity of message
• Simplification of execution

This is just one of the changes that follow in the wake of France’s anti-wastage and circular economy law (AGEC Law), which stipulates that consumer information for product sorting must be harmonized in order to improve recycling.

SGS’s Commitment to the Circular Economy
SGS experts are closely monitoring the evolution of France’s AGEC Law. Utilizing their global network of laboratories, SGS is able to assist manufacturers through physical/mechanical testing, analytical testing and consultancy work for technical and non-technical parameters applicable to a comprehensive range of consumer products. After all, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS’s Commitment to the Circular Economy. [https://www.sgsgroup.fr/fr-fr/campaigns/economie-circulaire]

SGS SafeGuardS keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods industry. Read the full Domestic Packaging: France Introduces New Signage to Improve Sorting SafeGuardS. [www.sgs.com/en/news/2021/10/safeguards-14221-domestic-packaging-france-introduces-new-signage-to-improve-sorting]

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Last Updated October 26, 2021