Changelog

v.2.0 (08 July 2024)

  • New modules for Steel and Aluminum packaging added to the tool¬†

v.1.15.0 (19 January 2024)

  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for HDPE and PP containers and tubes
  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PE and PP films
  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PET containers

v.1.14.0 (26 September 2023)

  • Alignment with the new version of the Guidelines for clear and light blue transparent PET bottles and coloured transparent PET bottles.

v.1.13.4 (28 August 2023)

  • Alignment with the new version of the Guidelines for PE and PP flexibles.

v.1.13.3 (03 August 2023)

  • Tooltips added and wording clarifications.
  • Addition of Malta in the Mapping.

v.1.13.2 (01 August 2023)

  • Removal of testing procedures for PET trays (new procedures under development)

v.1.13.1 (11 July 2023)

  • Alignment with the version of the Guidelines

v.1.13.0 (4 July 2023)

  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for HDPE and PP containers and tubes
  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PE and PP films
  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PS containers
  • Addition of new Design for Recycling Guidelines for HDPE and PP crates and pallets
  • Roadmap update

v.1.12.5 (20 June 2023)

  • Mapping update: Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Poland, France, Latvia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Cyprus.

v.1.12.4 (20 April 2023)

  • Wording clarification (Type of packaging and part 2: Design for Recycling Incompatibilities)

v.1.12.3 (28 February 2023)

  • Wording clarification (Part 2: Design for Recycling Incompatibilities)

v.1.12.2 (16 February 2023)

  • Alignment with the new version of the Guidelines
  • Wording clarification (Type of packaging: Tube)
  • Update on the Mapping (Poland waste management system)

v.1.12.1 (03 February 2023)

  • Roadmap update

v.1.12.0 (24 January 2023)

  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for HDPE and PP containers and tubes
  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PE and PP films
  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PS coloured containers
  • Addition of a new stream for PS natural and white containers
  • Wording clarification on the natural and white streams

v.1.11.1 (22 November 2022)

  • Additional question on the "Type of packaging" Section, on the PET tub, pot & cup

v.1.11.0 (07 November 2022)

  • Update on the Suitability Section
  • Update on the Mapping (Poland waste management system)

v.1.10.0 (10 October 2022)

  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PET transparent bottles implemented

v.1.9.0 (06 September 2022)

  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for HDPE and PP containers implemented
  • Alignment with a technology approval released by RecyClass

v.1.8.4 (02 August 2022)

  • Roadmap update

v.1.8.3 (05 July 2022)

  • Alignment between the Online Tool and the new version of the Methodology (2.1)

v.1.8.2 (20 June 2022)

  • New design of the platform
  • FAQ added
  • User manual revision
  • Mapping tool modification
  • Additional Online Tool without registration
  • Users' dashboard update

v.1.8.1 (13 June 2022)

  • Roadmap update

v.1.8.0 (08 June 2022)

  • New question on the main body for PP flexibles to align with the guidelines

v.1.7.2 (17 May 2022)

  • Wordings clarification (EtE index)

v.1.7.1 (29 April 2022)

  • Bugs correction
  • Terms of Use update
  • SPA Translation correction

v.1.7.0 (26 April 2022)

  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for PP containers implemented

v.1.6.5 (22 April 2022)

  • Revision of the disclaimer of the existing recycling streams in Europe

v.1.6.4 (05 April 2022)

  • Revision of the RecyClass roadmap

v.1.6.3 (17 March 2022)

  • Bug correction for PET transparent coloured bottles' scoring
  • Revision of the RecyClass roadmap

v.1.6.2 (21 February 2022)

  • Addition of a new page: Mapping of Recycling Infrastructures in Europe

v.1.6.1 (09 February 2022)

  • Removable aluminium lidding option moved under Liners, Seals & Valves question for HDPE & PP packaging.

v.1.6.0 (27 January 2022)

  • Revision of additives' scoring for PET bottles
  • Pre-requisite condition for the EtE index limited to commercial & industrial packaging

v.1.5.2 (17 January 2022)

  • Addition of a new page: RecyClass Roadmap

v.1.5.1 (06 January 2022)

  • Editoral changes of the introduction Part 3 - Type of packaging.

v.1.5.0 (16 December 2021)

  • Updated Design for Recycling Guidelines for HDPE and PS containers implemented.

v.1.4.0 (02 December 2021)

  • New Design for Recycling Guidelines implemented: EPS white goods and EPS fish boxes.

v.1.3.0 (18 November 2021)

  • New condition (pre-requisite) for the calculation of the Easy-to-Empty and Easy-to-Access Indexes.
  • Revision of the UV-stabilizers' scoring for PET bottles.

Release of the updated RecyClass Online-Tool (08 September 2021)

v.1.2.0 - beta version (07 September 2021)

  • Alignement with the Minimum Standards (Zentrale Stelle) on the disqualifying criteria.

v.1.1.4 - beta version (03 September 2021)

  • Addition of the procedure to evaluate the Easy-to-Empty index.

v.1.1.3 - beta version (27 August 2021)

  • Wording adjustement for PP closures on HDPE containers (MFR condition)

v.1.1.2 - beta version (27 August 2021)

  • EPBP latest recognitions for PET transparent bottles added

v.1.1.1 - beta version (04 August 2021)

  • FRA, ITA, SPA and GER translations implemented
  • Interactive display added for the Design Incompatibilities section

v.1.1.0 - beta version (29 July 2021)

  • New versioning of the tool to monitor the updates
  • Pots, tubs, trays guidelines removed
  • PDF report revised
  • Disclaimers and helpbox revised
  • Bugs corrected

v.1.0.0 - beta version (24 June 2021)

  • Beta version of the online tool with sections 3, 4 and 5 revised