Packaging Recycling Process Type Code

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The GS1 SmartSearch standard allows businesses to benefit from:

  • Better search results for consumers to find the products and information they need.
  • Greater visibility of their products in online searches.
  • Improved, accurate online product information.
  • Shared product information via consumer-facing mobile devices and websites, which ultimately drive sales.

Further information and support tools for the GS1 SmartSearch are available.

This site documents one technical aspect of GS1 SmartSearch - the GS1 Web Vocabulary. The initial focus of the GS1 Web Vocabulary is consumer facing properties for clothing, shoes, food beverage/tobacco and properties common to all products. Food/Beverage/Tobacco properties will include properties related to EU 1169 as defined in the GDSN and GS1 Source Standards. In addition, the vocabulary includes the definition of parties and of a product offer (a product offered by a party for a price). Properties and their definitions come from existing GS1 standards including GDSN, GS1 Source and GPC. Exceptions to this rule include the definition of Offer which does not exist in any of the above standards.




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COMPOSTABLECompostablePackaging that can biodegrade generating a relatively homogeneous and stable humus-like substance.
ENERGY_RECOVERABLEEnergy RecoverablePackaging which allows for a net calorific gain in energy recovery operations.
RECYCLABLERecyclablePackaging material and format which can be diverted from the waste stream through available processes and programmes and can be collected, processed and returned to use in the form of raw materials or products.
REUSABLEReusablePackaging that has been conceived and designed to accomplished within its life cycle a certain number of trips, rotations or uses for the same purpose for which it was conceived.

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Packaging Recycling Process Typegs1:PackagingRecyclingProcessTypeCodeThe process the packaging could undertake for recyclable & sustainability programs. Examples COMPOSTABLE, ENERGY_RECOVERABLE, REUSABLE.

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