The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), based on a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently developing a National Standard for the Labeling of Biodegradable food containers. This draft standard is currently at the Pubic Consultation stage of the Standards Development Process. On Friday November 17, a Public Consultation Session was held in the conference room of the National Library and interested stakeholders including importers of biodegradable food containers provided their comments and inputs. The public comments period comes to an end this Friday, November 24, 2017. Meanwhile, comments can still be submitted to email@example.com The EPA will be responsible for enforcement of the standard when it is finalized.
Standard for the labeling of biodegradable food containers under development.