ReCircle Receives Prestigious Ocean Plastics Certification

ReCircle, the resource recovery company, has been certified under the prestigious Ocean Bound Plastic (OBP) Certification Program by Zero Plastic Oceans (ZPO) in collaboration with the European Control Union.

The certification is an independent, third-party certification of ocean-bound plastics recycling supply chains to ensure they meet international environment, ethical and labour standards.


The OBP Certification Program ensures that every step aligns with the highest standards:

Adequate and Ethical Collection: ReCircle responsibly collects Ocean Bound Plastic waste, benefiting the environment and local communities.

Well-Managed Waste: ReCircle handles Ocean Bound Plastic with the utmost care, minimising its environmental footprint through effective waste management.

Traceability and Recyclability: ReCircle ensures traceability of commercially recyclable Ocean Bound Plastic waste, contributing to a circular economy.

Responsible Handling of Non-Commercially Recyclable Waste: ReCircle diligently collects and eliminates non-commercially recyclable Ocean Bound Plastic, while verifying and tracing plastic credits.

“At ReCircle, we believe that a sustainable future is within reach, and with initiatives like the OBP Certification Program, we are getting one step closer to achieving it. We are incredibly proud to be recognised for our efforts in making a positive impact on the environment”, said Rahul Nainani, Co-Founder & CEO, ReCircle.

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About ReCircle

Founded in 2016 by Rahul Nainani & Gurashish Singh Sahni, ReCircle is a resource recovery clean-tech startup working towards a circular future. ReCircle empowers consumers & brands to divert waste away from landfills and oceans, back into the economy to be recycled, reused or repurposed. Headquartered in Mumbai — India, ReCircle has diverted over 1,00,000+ MT (equivalent to the weight of 16,666 elephants) of waste from oceans and landfills across 300 cities & towns in India with the help of its 300+ strong collector networks. ReCircle has also enabled 60+ progressive brands including HUL, Dabur, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, etc. achieve their sustainability goals.

As a technology-enabled enterprise, ReCircle enables transparency, traceability and accountability in the resource value chain to promote sustainable production and consumption of resources. To achieve its mission, ReCircle has instituted flagship initiatives such as, ClimaOne, Plastic EPR Service, Plastic-Neutral programs and ground-level community collection drives.

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