For further information and guidance on certified compostable and biodegradable materials, you can find useful resources provided by the following organisations and initiatives:
- REA Organics
- UK Plastics Pact (UKPP)*
- Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA)
- Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
- REAL Compost Certification Scheme**
*Compostable plastic packaging guidance can be downloaded from WRAP's website here. It includes recommendations for businesses on statements to use and avoid in communications.
**A report on the number of certified compost producers who confirmed they were accepting independently certified compostable products (as at September 2022) can be found here.