quantity of the material that is considered as a single unit and has a unique reference.

best practice

A high standard in terms of recycling process management, environmental performance and going beyond the minimum legal requirements of each country.

biological recovery

aerobic (composting) or anaerobic (fermentation) treatment of biodegradable plastic waste under controlled conditions using microorganisms to produce stabilized organic residues, carbon dioxide and water in the presence of oxygen or, in the absence of oxygen,...

booking period

A reconciliation of RMUs entering and leaving system boundary performed on an periodic basis (e.g. 1 year): it must be shown that enough inputs were available to produce the RAP claimed from RMUs leaving the system.