Basic criteria 2022

**Please read the entry criteria carefully before entering to ensure your entry is eligible**

Basic criteria

Submitted entries must satisfy the following qualifying criteria:

- Submitted product/innovation must be designed, developed or manufactured in Europe and it must be a finished product (it must have been commercially released/ its commercial release is planned)

- Product must be made from post-consumer/post-commercial/ post-industrial (excluding scrap) recycled plastics

- Products must contain at least 50% recycled content

- Product must be made of conventional plastics (submitted products/projects must not include biodegradable or oxo-degradable content)

- Recycled plastic can be sourced from any sector but must not be post-production scrap. Entries must disclose the sector (household, commercial, agricultural, building and construction, electrical & electronic waste streams etc.) from which the recycled material is sourced. Evidence must be provided on request

- Product must not be older than 2 years, while the submitted technology and machinery innovations must not be older than 4 years

- Products must be recyclable (see definition here)

- Submitted entries must promote sustainability, circular economy and they must reflect the following aspects: fitness for purpose, market need and market potential


Reoccurring entries will not be considered. Furthermore, an entry cannot be submitted in more than one category – if there is any confusion as to which category your entry qualifies for, please contact the organising team. The jury panel reserves the right to move entries between categories based on their suitability.

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