Recycled materials supply more than 40 percent of the world’s raw materials needed for manufacturing, amounting to more than 600 million tons of recyclables each year and generating more than $200 billion in revenue. AQSIQ meet international and foreign standards, making it easy for recyclers to establish relationships and facilitate trade around the world. AQSIQ certifications help bolster the industry’s reputation around the globe and open access to global commodity markets.
AQSIQ most notably help recyclers:
- Apply for AQSIQ licenses, enabling trade with China.
- Adhere to technical guidance established by the UNEP Basel Convention.
- Adopt environmentally sound management (ESM) practices.
- Achieve the six core performance elements established by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).