Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging Consultation 2021: Summary videos of key proposals

Support videos for packaging producers summarising the key EPR consultation information


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:

Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging Consultation

The consultation will run for a 10-week period, closing on 4 June 2021.

Summary videos of key consultation proposals

Obligated producers

New data requirements for producers

Modulated fees

Labelling for recyclability

Impact of deposit return schemes on EPR

Reprocessors and exporters

Disposable cups

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 – consultation@complydirect.com / 01756 706 577