The Global Recycle Standard (GRS) was developed by Control Union in 2008 and then transferred to Textile Exchange in 2011. The standard is applicable to companies engaged in the production and / or trade of recycled products in finished or semi-finished products. Includes all products containing at least 20% recycled material. The field of application is not only limited to textile products, but also a wide range of products, especially paper, packaging, glass, plastic.