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Documents specific to the obp recycling subprogram

OBP COLLECTION ORGANIZATION STANDARD

This standard applies to organizations doing collection of Ocean Bound Plastic, focusing on commercially recyclable OBP and reselling the OBP they have collected.

OBP-COL-STD V2.1 EN

OBP RECYCLING ORGANIZATION STANDARD

This standard applies to organizations recycling OBP into new polymers and/or new products and to any other actor in the value chain until the final client (traders, merchant or plastic packaging users for example).

OBP-REC-STD V2 EN

CERTIFICATION GUIDE

The following guide covers the possibilities offered by the Collection Organization Standard to structure and certify your OBP Supply Chain.

OBP Supply Chain certification guide

DOCUMENTS SPECIFIC TO THE OBP NEUTRALITY SUBPROGRAM

OBP NEUTRALIZATION SERVICES PROVIDER STANDARD

This standard applies to organizations doing collection and treatment of Ocean Bound Plastic, focusing on non-commercially recyclable OBP and wanting to emit and sale neutralization certificates for the work they perform.

OBP-NEU-STD V2 EN

OBP PLASTIC PRODUCERS & USERS STANDARD

This standard applies to companies willing to offset their plastic footprint by purchasing neutralization certificates and claiming their production as OBP Neutral.

OBP-PRO-STD V1.2 EN

DOCUMENTS VALID FOR ALL PROGRAMS

OBP PROGRAM DEFINITIONS & ANNEXES 

This document covers all the definitions, acronyms signification and the annexes mentioned in the standards of the OBP Program. This document needs to be reviewed carefully by any organization interested in getting certified to any of the OBP standard.

OBP-DEF-GUI V1 EN

FAQ

Besides answering usual questions about the standard, this document is to be used by certification bodies, certified organizations and applying organizations as interpretation guidelines for the OBP standards.

OBP-FAQ-GUI V1 EN

LOGOS USES AND CLAIMS GUIDELINES

This document is a must use for every certified company wishing to make any promotional and on-product claims and use the OBP Logos

OBP-LOG-GUI V2.1 EN

OBP PROGRAM TEMPLATES

To facilitate the implementation of the standard by organization willing to get certified we have prepared indicative or mandatory templates. You will find all of them in this document.

OBP-TEM-GUI V1 EN

OBP FEE STRUCTURE

The cost of maintaining and developing the standard is born by the Non-for-Profit Organization Zero Plastic Oceans, to be able to continue this mission ZPO charge a fee per certification executed against its standards. The list of fees is detailed in the document below

OBP-FEE-CON V2.1 EN

REMOTE AND SUPERVISED/SHADOW AUDITS GUIDELINES

In order to allow for the continuity of certification processes even during exceptional conditions the following guidelines have been established for Certification Bodies to be able to perform in certain cases remote or supervised/shadow audits.

OBP-REM-GUI V1.1 EN

RECOGNITION OF OTHER STANDARDS AND AUDIT

Recognizing other standards and other audit results is beneficial for certified companies as it allows auditors to use existing information and verifications from other audits to ease the OBP audits. This document details under which conditions this recognition can be made and for which requirements for the GRS and the SA 8000 standard.

OBP-ROS-GUI V1.1 EN

CERTIFICATION BODIES

For certification bodies will to offer the OBP Program, the following document covers the process and requirement to get approved by Zero Plastic Oceans to audit and certify against the OBP standards.

OBP-CBA-GUI V1 EN