EN 13437:2003

Packaging and material recycling - Criteria for recycling methods - Description of recycling processes and flow chart

Publication date:   Jan 30, 2004

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Sep 3, 2018


CEN/TC 261 Packaging

European Norm

13.030.50   Recycling | 55.040   Packaging materials and accessories



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This standard defines the principal existing processes for material recycling and their inter-relationship. Both packaging and recovery technologies are subject to continuing and rapid development. This standard describes the present stage of knowledge but may be subject to modifications in the light of new developments. The essential relationship between this and the four other (mandated) European Packaging Standards and one (mandated) CEN Report is specified in the standard prEN 261265.

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EN 13437:2003
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 3, 2018