FAQ and Answer about Green Product Council Indonesia
General Information About GPC Indonesia
GPC Indonesia defines a Green Product as a product which during its life cycle from the time it is taken from the source of the raw material until its expiration date does not have a negative impact on the environment.
GPC Indonesia only certifies products. GPC Indonesia does not certify companies that produce these products.
The Trademark Name refers to the different name given to identify the product that you acknowledge under GPC Indonesia. Model refers to the code that you assign to certain product types that you certify under GPC Indonesia.
No, we did not test the product. We only accept test reports from accredited third party test laboratories.
To certify a product as a Green Product, the product must meet ALL requirements for the specified product category. GPC Indonesia does not certify products based solely on energy efficiency or any other single environmental benefit. Overall aspects which include material composition, manufacturing process, health impacts, and product disposal are very important considerations to achieve the Green Product level.
No, GPC Indonesia's Green Label is voluntary. However, GPC Indonesia's Green Label is currently a great product marketing tool. In addition, there are currently many development projects that will require certified Green Products.
No, GPC Indonesia does not recognize ecolabels from other countries. However, you can send the test documents used at other ecolabeling institutions for assessment to GPC Indonesia.
All products can be found on the GPC Indonesia website. You can search for the brand name or product model. The name of the company that certifies the product will also be listed in the product directory.
Certification Application Procedure
You can contact the GPC Indonesia secretariat. We will notify you of the appropriate product category after carrying out a detailed assessment of your product.
The brand name, description and model are required to facilitate processing of your application.
Please contact the GPC Indonesia secretariat. We will evaluate your product and tell you which category is best for you.
The application form for GPC Indonesia’s Green Label certification can be filled in directly from our website. Please read the instructions before filling the form. Fill in the required information then submit it to us. Don’t forget to print the form and complete the required documents when completing the documents.
The normal process takes about 4-5 weeks from when GPCI receives the submission form accompanied by complete supporting documents.