What types of plastics does AWYOCEAN include?
PP, HDPE and PET.
Where is the AWYOCEAN material collected?
The material is sourced from a global network of recyclers - predominantly in Southeast Asia where 60% of the Ocean Plastics comes from. However, AWANTYS can also supply Ocean Plastics from other regions such as Europe.
Can AWYOCEAN packaging be decorated?
AWYOCEAN components can be decorated using all known decoration technologies such as tampon printing, silk-screen printing, hot stamping, digital printing, varnishing and metallization.
How is the material quality monitored?
Third party laboratories are commissioned to test mechanical parameters such as melt point, melt flow or density. Beyond, chemical contamination screens can be conducted to ensure compliance with REACH or other regulations. Besides, each batch of AWYOCEAN material comes with a Certificate confirming that it was collected in the collection area selected by the client.
Where does AWANTYS produce AWYOCEAN packaging?
AWYOCEAN packaging components are produced in European and Asian factories. AWANTYS' customers are informed about the intended production location before ordering.
Is AWYOCEAN material PCR (post-consumer resin)?
Yes, it is. PCR refers to any plastics collected after its use by end consumers for the purpose of re-using it. AWYOCEAN material is PCR specifically collected offshore, nearshore, from the coast, waterways or the 50km zone - depending on which collection area AWANTYS' client selects.
Is packaging from Ocean Plastics recyclable?
Yes, Ocean Plastic packaging goes into the same recycling streams as packaging from its virgin counterparts.