Scaling Up Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling

Rules & Requirements

The Plastic Program rules are the backbone of the program. They define the standards and processes which all projects must follow in order to be certified. The Plastic Program rules are set out in a suite of documents which include three types of program documents: Requirements, Templates and Guidance.

These documents are updated periodically. Please check this page to be sure you are using the latest version of a given document.

21 April 2021

Good Fruit & Vegetables: “Plan to recover banana plastic and reduce on-farm waste”

This article by James McManagan highlights a project that aims to incentivize banana growers to…

26 February 2020

Plastics Recycling Update: “Can credit trading drive dollars to plastics recovery?”

An article titled “Can credit trading drive dollars to plastics recovery?” looks at Verra’s Plastic…

11 February 2021

Plastics News: “NGOs: plastics pollution credit programs need more work” ($)

This article ($) in Plastic News by Steve Toloken discusses potential concerns around plastic crediting…

Other Programs

Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard

The SD VISta Program The Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta) is a flexible…

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Verified Carbon Standard

The VCS Program is the world’s leading voluntary program for the certification of GHG emission reduction projects

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Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standards

Supporting land use projects in addressing climate change, supporting local communities and smallholders and conserving biodiversity

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