Sustainable Solutions That Strike a Balance: Mass Balance Explained

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Hundreds of companies have established goals to use more recycled plastic in products and packaging. How are they tracking their use of recycled materials and labeling their products accordingly? That’s where the third-party certification process of mass balance comes in – and it can be applied to a variety of recycling processes.

Mass balance is a well-established accounting method used for decades by a wide range of industries to support sustainability statements.