This is what we look for if your company is to be certified
Complete renunciation of the use of disposable beverage cups,
lids and cutlery made of plastic, bioplastic, paper with a plastic coating, polystyrene and aluminium.
Use of reusable crockery or disposable drinking and eating containers made of plastic-free materials at functions and events.
Give up single-use plastic containers.
(e.g. for salads or sandwiches)
No single servings wrapped in plastic. (e.g. for sauces, dressings, teas, coffee, spices or toothpicks)
Refrain from consuming/purchasing small portions of plastic for groceries. (e.g. butter or jam)
Stop using plastic bags.
(except sturdy, thick reusable bags made from recycled plastic)
No thin (less than 0.015 millimeter wall thickness) plastic 't-shirt bags'.
Abstain from any kind of balloons.
Refrain from any kind of giveaways made of plastic. (e.g. pens, keychains or windmills).
No individual sweets wrapped in plastic for customers and guests.
No gifts wrapped in cellophane or plastic.
Use of at least 2 reusable concepts from the following list
- Reusable providers in the 'to go' area
- Returnable glass bottles for sale
- Customers can bring their own containers to fill
- Ask customers to bring their own reusable bags
- Use of returnable delivery crates
- Returnable in the office
- Refillable containers for soaps, Dishwashing and cleaning agents in the kitchen and bathroom area
Customers, guests and employees are provided with tap water.
Every visitor and customer gets his or her drinking bottle refilled free of charge.
Actively pay attention to microplastics in detergents and cleaning agents and strive to use more and more microplastic-free products in the kitchen and sanitary area.
Actively pay attention to microplastics in care products and strive to use more and more microplastic-free products in the sanitary and wellness area.
Initiate a smoking ban in the rooms and on the premises or provide sufficient ashtrays on tables and outside areas.
Draw attention to the correct disposal of cigarettes with signs, displays or posters. (Cigarettes contain water poisoning ingredients and the filters contain plastic.)
Proper waste separation (Depending on the regulation, glass, paper/cardboard, organic waste, plastic/aluminium and tinplate, residual waste)