On 1 June 2015 has RataPlan the Keurmerk Kringloopbedrijven may be accepted. This has been presented by the Dutch Association of Recycling Companies (BKN) around RataPlan since joining 1994. Because the cycle is not a protected concept and everyone could start a thrift store, the quality mark has been developed. The quality mark means that you, as a recycling company, have proven that you deal with people and materials in a professional, responsible and safe manner.
The award of the Quality Mark is valid for three years. After those three years, it will be tested again whether the recycling company still complies with the conditions that are part of the Quality Mark. On Thursday 29 March 2018 the second review took place and has RataPlan the Keurloop Kringloopbedrijven quality mark has been awarded again.
Keurmerk recycle companies
RataPlan distinguishes itself with the quality mark in two respects of the thrift shops that do not have the quality mark. In the first place offers RataPlan employment for people at a distance from the labor market. Take second place RataPlan responsibility when it comes to the environment and the reuse of stuff. If product reuse is not possible, material reuse is switched.