FINAT – Registration open for Sustainability and Recycling Awards programme

THE NETHERLANDS • The revised FINAT Sustainability and Recycling Awards Competition are launched. Self-adhesive label converters and label stock manufacturers are invited to apply and receive the recognition they deserve for taking steps to lower their overall environmental impact. The deadline for submitting entries is Friday, May 18th. The awards ceremony will be held on the opening night of the European Label Forum in Dublin, scheduled for 6 to 8 June 2018.

According to FINAT, the goal of the Competition is to recognize leading efforts of the industry in the area of recycling of secondary materials, lowering the material usage in production of labels, improving the recyclability of the labelled product and using more environmentally benign feedstocks.


Award criteria

All entries will be judged by an independent panel of experts. Eligible projects will be evaluated based on a the following criteria:

  1. Potential for the industry
  2. Involvement of value chain
  3. Originality
  4. Achievements

All entries must be submitted by Friday 18th of May, 17:00 CET to the FINAT Secretariat. To apply, please complete the application form at

All participants will receive a detailed jury report and certificate in recognition of their participation. Honourable mentions in each category will receive coverage in the FINAT Congress Report and recycling article as well as on the FINAT website. Winners will receive a prestigious trophy along with an article featuring their efforts in a leading label magazine and an interview in the FINAT news and on the FINAT website.

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