Packaging

EPR is Coming

It’s been almost 2 months since the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Consultation on reforming the packaging regulations closed and we’re now into…
Plastic Packaging Tax
In February our Policy Director, Paul Van Danzig, hosted a Plastic Packaging Tax update webinar for our members providing an overview of…
Last Thursday (12 November), HM Revenue & Customs published draft legislation for the plastic packaging tax, alongside a summary of responses to…
The packaging waste recycling targets for 2021 and 2022 have been confirmed by Defra. The announcement also confirmed that in line with…
Last week, on 20th August, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published their Waste Management Plan for England. The…
Early 2020 saw OPRL launch new rules to govern their market-leading recycling labels, with aims to give consumers greater transparency on the…
Recycling labelling rules for household packaging are under review to ensure they keep pace with developments in collections services and recycling infrastructure.…
Shoppers are being urged to be aware of the financial cost and environmental of the single-use packaging being purchased in everyday products.…