New environmental certification scheme for bio-based products
For products with a high proportion of raw materials from renewable sources.
Promoting development of fossil-free products and packaging
Products and packaging undergo technical analysis for monitoring and measurement of the proportion of bio-based raw materials.
Making sustainable choices easier for consumers
Certified products are labelled with the Testfakta Bio-based symbol.


Palm-Free Palm Oil Can Alleviate Environmental Destruction

There is palm oil in nearly everything, and its demand is devastating rainforests. The American company C16 Biosciences has developed a microbial oil to replace palm oil.

OrganoClick imitates nature's chemistry

Disposable products such as napkins and mouthguards today contain adhesives created from plastic. These binding materials may spread in nature, creating problems for both individual animals and entire biotopes. The Swedish company OrganoClick is working to replace the plastic in binders with bio-based alternatives, which have been developed from food waste products.

How carbon-14-analysis works

Testfakta uses carbon-14 analysis to determine the proportion of biomass in different types of products. But how does it work in the laboratory? We turned to our partner RISE, the only laboratory in Europe accredited for determining the proportion of biogenic material with carbon-14 analysis.