Learn about Recycled gold


Understanding gold labels is the best way to learn about your eco-friendly options. And while the word "recycled" would seemingly indicate a "green choice," that word alone doesn't actually tell you much about the eco properties of the metal. To help you understand recycled gold options and environmental standards of each, we've created a chart that defines commonly used labels and signals "eco-friendliness."


Interpreting Gold Labels



Gold Certification


Verification of claims is an important part of evaluating recycled content. You’ll want to understand the label, and ask for independent certification of their supply chain and refinery process.


To view greenKarat certificates, read about certification, and learn how to determine when it’s credible, click here.


remember that
mining gold creates
20 tons of waste
per ring. Choosing
recycled gold effects
change in that cycle!