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Elevate Packaging Announces the First BPI Certified Compostable Adhesive Label

In a world first, Elevate Packaging announces that its PURE Labels™ MC White compostable pressure sensitive adhesive labels are now BPI certified - including full-color printing and coatings.

The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) certifies compostable products that meet ASTM D6400 and ASTM D6868 standards for composability. Through rigorous lab testing, BPI Certification proves that a material will safely compost in a composting facility - leaving behind no toxic residue or microplastics.

“Elevate’s business is entirely focused on leading compostable flexible packaging and compostable adhesive labels. We continually invest and innovate to offer brands world-class compostable solutions,” said Rich Cohen, packaging founder, Elevate. “This additional compostability certification with BPI is an important milestone which supports our mission to offer brands with world-class sustainable packaging solutions.”

Compostable stickers and labels aid in the diversion of food waste away from landfills. BPI Guidelines for the Labeling of Compostable Products and Packaging assert the importance that compostable products are readily and easily identifiable as compostable. Compostable labels provide a simple way for brand owners and end-users to identify compostable packaging and reduce compost contamination.

“Compostable packaging is critical for businesses and communities looking to divert food scraps, and BPI certification provides a trusted benchmark for the compostability claim,” said Rhodes Yepsen, executive director, BPI.

For more information, visit https://elevatepackaging.com.

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