|Independent Review||BPI License Agreement||Review of Marketing Materials & Claims|
|Applicant obtains ASTM test results on product. Click here for a list of BPI-Approved Labs.
||After testing is completed (or if applicant needs help with testing schemes), a trilateral NDA is signed with BPI and DIN CERTCO. Applicant provides product description and full formulation disclosure, maximum thicknesses, etc. Click here to Request an NDA.
||BPI collects all documents and tests, and transmits to DIN CERTCO for independent review.
||After independent review of test results, applicant enters into licensing agreement granting them right to use The Compostable Logo and other BPI trademarks. License is valid for three years.||Applicant prepares sample artwork of packaging, web pages, brochures & advertising using the compostable logo. BPI will periodically test and inspect products in the market for compliance.