Our Packaging Compliance Services

Packaging producers can register with the Environment Agency
via Comply Direct and we will take on your legal obligation

Becoming a member of Comply Direct couldn't be easier.

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We have carefully tailored a service to take away the hassle of packaging compliance with a transparent approach, ensuring you're equipped with the resources you need to become fully compliant

Enquire with us today to see what we can offer you for your 2022 compliance! Ensuring you're assessing the market every year and aren't tying your business down in a longer contract with one provider is more important than ever. It is paramount that you are registered with a scheme who you can trust to support you through major legislative change and ensure you are fully compliant throughout.

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Now in our 16th year as a UK approved producer compliance scheme, we are the ONLY scheme to hold the customer service excellence award, and the first to achieve IIP Platinum in the market.

That’s one of the reasons we're the trusted partner of choice for over 1700 compliance members. So join us and enjoy hassle-free and cost-effective compliance with the knowledge that your legal obligation is in safe hands.

Comply Direct is the packaging compliance scheme of choice for companies looking for a smarter way to fulfil their packaging obligations. We can save you time and administration, making packaging compliance simple.

Our online services are accessible and easy to use. Members have access to all of our resources and are able to submit all documentation required for packaging compliance online, avoiding excessive administration and saving time. Comply Direct guarantee that all savings due to efficiency are passed on to our packaging compliance members. To ensure our online services really are hassle-free, the packaging compliance team are highly experienced and offer unlimited dedicated support and expertise.

Our loyal packaging members include John Lewis, SPAR, Waitrose, Britvic, BrewDog, Muller, KP Snacks, Hallmark, Beiersdorf UK and John West - just to name a few! See our great member feedback and read case studies from current members by clicking HERE

The Comply Direct packaging compliance service includes many benefits:

  • Taking on your legal obligation
  • Completion of Environment Agency data submissions
  • Purchasing of PRNs to meet obligation
  • Advanced online member account
  • Dedicated Account Team
  • Dedicated team of Technical Advisors
  • Downloadable compliance support documents
  • FREE attendance to online webinars
  • FREE member open days
  • Access to Live Chat Assistant
  • Discount across other Comply Direct services
  • Access to The Recycling Room
  • Environment Agency audit support
  • FREE use of the Green Dot Symbol for members who register their details
  • Competitive membership fees
Comply Direct made the changeover to their scheme simple and stress free and we haven't looked back; we're delighted with their service

John Lewis Partnership

Why join Comply Direct for your Packaging Compliance?

We have over 15 years’ experience in the packaging compliance market and are the fastest growing UK packaging compliance scheme with a consistent 99%-member retention rate year on year. We handle your legal obligation for you and aim to provide a simple, trusted and transparent approach to packaging compliance focused upon delivering a premium level of customer service.

To ensure our online services really are hassle-free, they are underpinned by an experienced and dynamic team, offering dedicated support and expertise.

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We support and empower organisations to achieve their sustainability obligations and aspirations, and in alignment, we're proud to be a business for good on our journey to B Corp certification. As part of this, we aspire to harness the power of the businesses we proudly work with to positively impact our planet. Read more about our B Corp journey here

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International Packaging Compliance Scheme - We also have a dedicated and expert team ready to support any organisation that may need to comply with environmental legislation overseas. We have a number of international partnerships, who work with schemes in all EU member states, in areas affected by legislation. Read more about International Compliance here

Sustainable Packaging Consultancy - We offer a bespoke service to help you move forward with your packaging aspirations whether it is Packaging
Optimisation, Recycled Content Validation, Extended Packaging Data, policy consultancy including support with the Plastic Tax. Find out more here


PODCAST - Direct Packaging Registrants 

If you are currently registered directly with the Environment Agency but are interested in gaining the support of a scheme and want to know how a scheme would benefit you, request a copy of our podcast for direct registrants! During this podcast we discuss the role of a compliance scheme and the service benefits we provide members with as standard, whilst also addressing the common perception of compliance schemes being more expensive than registering direct.

Click here to request your copy of the podcast

Our Data Management services

Our Data management services remove the hassle of your data submission and
ensure considerable time and resource savings for businesses of any size. 

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Our journey to B Corp certification

We are incredibly excited to be on our journey to B Corp certification, and as part of this, we aspire to harness the power of the businesses we proudly work with to positively impact our planet.
This process requires us to measure our complete social and environmental performance. From supply chain and input materials to charitable giving and employee benefits, B Corp certification verifies that a business is meeting high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. 
We have already made significant headway, currently at the verification queue stage of our B Corp journey, and will be keeping our website up to date with the latest developments regarding our application, so please keep an eye out here to follow our progress. We look forward to sharing this with you and further demonstrating the benefits for your company of working with a B Corp accredited partner to fulfil your environmental requirements.

Our five core values that we hold close to the centre of all our operations, communications and customer service are detailed to the right and you can read more about our approach here.

Read more about our B Corp journey


We are transparent in our approach and will always do the right thing to be fair to all, acting with integrity. We deliver on our promises. We communicate effectively and honestly.


We are committed to our purpose, our vision, our colleagues, and to all of our stakeholders making us reliable and accountable in all that we do.


We treat our stakeholders with respect at all times. We do this by listening to and acting on feedback, by recognising and being understanding of different situations, needs and preferences.


We have passion for using business as a force for good in this world. Being passionate about our purpose brings us contentment and the motivation to achieve our goals.


We take time to understand, learn, and improve from our experiences. We actively encourage new, bold ideas and action. We are strongly motivated to innovate.

We would wholeheartedly recommend Comply Direct and their partner lead assessors to any business seeking help and guidance with energy saving initiatives or ESOS compliance

John Pye & Sons Ltd

More Great Member Feedback

Top FAQs

The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations came into force in 1997 and here is everything you need to know about packaging compliance and the producer responsibility legislation. For more FAQ's on Packaging Compliance click the links below.

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