Packaged Perishable Foods (Produce, Eggs and Meat)
- Am I able to deduct bags returned to retail?
- How do I use the Component Threshold Rule?
- I have a licensing agreement where another company manufactures my private label products. Who is obligated?
- I purchase non-branded bags from a wholesaler and provide them to consumers at point of sale. I am not putting my brand name on the bags but the packaging manufacturer’s name is on the bottom of the bag. Who is obligated to report this?
- I ship to a distribution centre and I don’t know the final destination of my product. What do I do?
- Why are stewards required to update the Methodology section on an annual basis?
- Please check the resin codes on your plastic packaging as different plastics are reported under different material categories.
- Stewards may be able to use the Component Threshold Rule for packaging that is made up of two or more different material types when certain components of the package constitute a small proportion of the entire package. Please see Part Two, Section 2.4.1 of the Guidebook for more details on how to use the Component Threshold Rule.
- Please ensure that all HR-related documents and business cards are included in your steward report.
You may supply other products that are not included in these sector tips. Please refer to the sectors listed below if you supply any of these additional products and require assistance in identifying the material category for reporting the packaging or paper products associated with these products.
- Dairy Products, Milk and Milk Substitute Beverages
- Non-Dairy Beverages
- Packaged Foods
- Personal Care and Household Products