|Basic Criteria & Entry Advice

Basic Criteria

Submitted entries must satisfy the following qualifying criteria:
  • Submitted product/innovation must be designed, developed or manufactured in Europe and it must be a finished product
  • Entry must be made or designed to be made from post-consumer/post-commercial/ post-industrial (excluding scrap) recycled plastics
  • Recycled plastic can be sourced from any sector but must not be post-production scrap. Entries must disclose the sector from which the recycled material is sourced and be willing to provide evidence on request
  • Product must not be older than 2 years, while the submitted technology and machinery innovations must not be older than 4 years
  • Product must be made of conventional plastics (Submitted products/projects must not include biodegradable or oxo-degradable content), consisting of at least 50% recycled content
  • Products must be recyclable (according to the definition provided by PRE and APR)
  • Submitted entries must promote sustainability and they must reflect upon the following aspects: fitness for purpose, market need and market potential
Reoccurring entries will not be considered. Furthermore, an entry cannot be submitted in more than one category – if there is any confusion as to which category your entry qualifies for, please contact the organising team.

Press Clearance

If there is any specific information in your entry that is sensitive and should not be published, then please indicate this clearly within your entry.


Once you have registered and completed the entry process you can return and log into your account and amend your entry until the nominations closing date. YOU CAN ENTER MULTIPLE CATEGORIES IF REQUIRED DURING THE SUBMISSION PROCESS.


To enter you are required to be the copyright holder, or I have obtained the relevant permissions to use all materials included with this application

Data Protection

By registering your details, you indicate your consent for us to contact you with regards to the awards and to provide information about selected products, events and services our parent company, our affiliated companies and from carefully chosen third parties. If you do not wish to be contacted please indicate this where prompted on the entry forms.