Sustainably Sourced Plastics (SSP) Certification has been developed in conjunction with the Bsi Flex 6228 standard to provide an overall validation of the plastics packaging supply chain. This ensures that the required recycled % content can be traced and assured, from Recyclers to Manufacturers and Retailers.
This Certification process* creates an Evidence Portfolio for each customer. This validates that regular material testing and in-process quality standards are met, and that product reference samples are taken to ensure ongoing conformity and traceability within the supply chain. To ensure independent evaluation the Flex test results are sent to SCG where they are added to the customer’s evidence portfolio.
The combined findings are then assessed and if (all requirements are met) our SCG Team award SSP Certification to the customer, clearly demonstrating compliance and customer conformance.
As more and more of the supply chain actors adopt the SSP Certification this will create a database of certificated customers, providing an accredited value chain reference point for procurement specialists and Plastics Packaging Tax compliance schemes.
*SSP Certification is currently working towards Iso 17065 Accreditation