The deadline for submitting entries is Friday, May 18th, and the awards ceremony will be held on the opening night of the European Label Forum in Dublin, scheduled for June 6-8, 2018.
The goal of the competition is to recognize leading efforts of the industry in the area of recycling of secondary materials, lowering the material usage in production of labels, improving the recyclability of the labeled product and using more environmentally benign feedstocks.
All participants will receive a detailed jury report and certificate in recognition of their participation. Honorable mentions in each category will receive coverage in the FINAT Congress Report and recycling article, as well as on the FINAT website. Winners will receive a trophy along with an article featuring their efforts in a leading label magazine and an interview in the FINAT news and on the FINAT website.
“The FINAT Sustainability and Recycling Awards Competition is an excellent opportunity to highlight the environmental advances companies are making in our industry,” says Jacques van Leeuwen, chairman of the jury.
All entries will be judged by an independent panel of experts. Eligible projects will be evaluated based on a the following criteria:
- Potential for the industry
- Involvement of value chain