From Recycling Today, by Kelly Maile
UL has announced a certification for companies to measure and report circular economy aspects of products, sites and organizations. UL 3600 will be the first standard to evaluate a company’s circularity of material flows, UL reports.
"UL is pleased to introduce the world's first certification to measure a company's circular economy initiatives," says Alberto Uggetti, vice president and general manager for UL's environment division.
Circular economy is widely seen as an important aspect of company sustainability efforts.The certification will measure circularity progress in light of global trends, including climate change, resource constraints and bioaccumulation of toxic chemicals.