On 24 March 2021, DEFRA released the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging consultation, the second one as part of the government’s UK Resources and Waste Strategy and commitment to reform the current packaging waste legislation. This consultation is collective with the England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland governments.
You can view full consultation details and respond to government on the below link:
The consultation will run for a 10-week period, closing on 4 June 2021.
Summary videos of key consultation proposals
New data requirements for producers
Labelling for recyclability
Impact of deposit return schemes on EPR
Reprocessors and exporters
Governance options / scheme administrator
Financing litter waste management costs
Financing waste management costs to businesses
Financing household waste management costs to local authorities
Summary of proposed changes within EPR consultation
If you have any queries regarding this EPR consultation, would like to share your views with us for our scheme response and/or want more details about how we can support you with submitting your own response to government, please contact our policy team – firstname.lastname@example.org / 01756 706 577