New Technical Reference to Guide Companies on Sustainable Packaging Practices
Singapore , 07 October 2022
A new Technical Reference (TR) 109 on Sustainable Packaging Guiding Framework and Practices has been launched to equip producers of packaged products as well as retailers with industry best practices on sustainable packaging in Singapore.
The TR 109 specifies guidelines, criteria, and best practices in implementing the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) for Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer packaging, taking into consideration practices that are sustainable in Singapore’s context. It covers general packaging requirements, principles of developing sustainable packaging, environmental design requirements and the making of environmental claims on sustainable packaging, including guidance that environmental claims should be accurate, relevant, clear, transparent and accessible.