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Global Recycle Standard to be transferred to Organic Exchange

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Apr '10
Created in 2008 by Control Union Certifications at the request of major brands and retailers, the Global Recycle Standard will be formally transferred to Organic Exchange on 1 January, 2011.

The Global Recycle Standard is used by companies who wish to make an independent and verified claim as to the amount of recycled material they use in a specific product or set of products. When a recycled content claim is to be made, it is essential for brands, retailers and consumers to know which parts of specific products are made using recycled materials and how these materials are processed throughout the supply chain.

At Organic Exchange, the Global Reporting Standard will join the OE 100 and OE Blended standards.

"We are delighted to receive the Global Recycled Standard from Control Union", says David Bennell, Executive Director of Organic Exchange. "It fits perfectly with Organic Exchange's expansion in to sustainable textiles. We've had very good success with our OE 100 and OE Blended standards and look forward to assisting brands and retailers, and their suppliers, with the Global Recycle Standard ".

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