FINAT Recycling & Sustainability Awards

The competition was introduced in 2014 to recognize efforts of the industry in paper and film release liner recycling. In 2018 the competition was renamed into FINAT Recycling & Sustainability Awards. All entries are judged by an independent panel consisting of representatives from INGEDE (the International Association of the Deinking Industry) and EPRO (the European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations).

The 2019 competition is now open to receive registrations and will recognize efforts of the self-adhesive label industry to:

  1. Reduce
  • Reduce material used
  • Use more sustainable feedstock
  1. Reuse
  • Increase use of recycled material
  1. Recycle
  • Recycle material generated (both matrix and liner)
  • Improve recyclability of the labelled product

Criteria

Eligible projects or initiatives will be evaluated on the following criteria (in order of importance):

  1. Potential for the industry
  2. Involvement of value chain
  3. Originality
  4. Achievements

Conditions

Entry is free of charge and open to all label converters and labelstock suppliers.

All entries are judged by an independent panel consisting of representatives from FINAT, TLMI, INGEDE (the International Association of the Deinking Industry) and EPRO (the European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations).

How to apply

The competition is open to self-adhesive label converters, label stock manufacturers and brand-owners. For brand-owner entries, a FINAT member must be involved in the project

Click here to access the online registration form. Deadline to enter the competition: 12 May, 17.00 CET.

Information

For more information please contact the FINAT Recycling Manager, Mark Macaré, +31-70-3123910, mmacare@lejeune.nl.

Winners

2018 Coveris, United Kingdom Interview
2016 - End-user category Brothers Drinks, United Kingdom
2016 - Label printer category Hagmaier Etiketten & Druck, Germany
2015 - End-user category Bel Leerdammer Cheese, The Netherlands
2015 - Label printer category Helf Etiketten, Austria
2014 - End-user category Unilever, United Kingdom
2014 - Label printer category Hagmaier Etiketten & Druck, Germany