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Our Packaging Compliance Scheme

Our packaging compliance scheme delivered by our team of packaging 
experts, helps you take responsibility for the impact your packaging
activities may have on the environment...

Low cost & transparent compliance fees

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Comply Direct offers a simple, low-cost, hassle-free and online approach to compliance under the Packaging Regulations for UK businesses

Comply Direct aims to offer low cost packaging compliance solutions by operating with the highest commercial knowledge and understanding of the Packaging Regulations.

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 dedicated support and expertise.

Comply Direct is the packaging compliance scheme of choice for companies looking for a smarter way to fulfil their packaging obligations. We can reduce your costs and administration, making packaging compliance simple and hassle-free. 

Take our Packaging Compliance Assessment and find out if you are obligated by the Packaging regulations

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Additionally if you export to another country or have a presence overseas, you may need to comply with environmental legislation in that country... And Comply Direct are here to help!
Visit our International Compliance page to find out more

Packaging Explained

Packaging Regulations assume shared responsibility for packaging waste produced by UK businesses & require them to take responsibility for impact their packaging activities have on the environment...

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Become a Member

Registering with Comply Direct as a trial member or as a full member of the packaging producer compliance scheme is simple, hassle-free and quick...

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Packaging Compliance assessment

Are you obligated for Packaging compliance?

Packaging Compliance assessment

Is the company (or group of companies) registered within the United Kingdom?

The UK includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, but does not include The Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.

Packaging Compliance assessment

Does the company (or group of companies) operate within England or Wales and have a presence in either of these companies which is used for the purpose of the business?

(A presence might be an office or PO box which is used for the purpose of the business)

Packaging Compliance assessment

Does the company (or group of companies) have a turnover of more than £2 million?

(Based on the last available accounts filed with Companies House. For a group of companies this would be the combined turnover of the group)

Packaging Compliance assessment

Did the company (or group of companies) handle more than 50 tonnes of packaging materials or packaging in the last calendar year?

In order for a company to be described as handling packaging materials or packaging, they need to have legal ownership of the packaging and also have performed an activity on the packaging materials or packaging. An activity would be any of the following:

  • Manufacturing or producing raw materials for use in the production of packaging.

  • Converting raw materials in to packaging materials.

  • Packing/filling goods in to packaging.

  • Selling or supplying goods which have packaging associated with them.

  • Importing any packaging raw materials, empty packaging or finished goods containing packaging in to the UK.

Packaging Compliance assessment

Are you obligated for Packaging compliance?

Yes

You are likely obligated under the packaging regulations

Become a member Find out more Retake the assessment
Packaging Compliance assessment

Are you obligated for Packaging compliance?

No

You are most likely not obligated under the packaging regulations

Become a member Find out more Retake the assessment
Packaging Compliance assessment

Are you obligated for Packaging compliance?

No

You are not obligated under the packaging regulations

Retake the assessment

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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Which businesses are affected by the Packaging Waste Regulations?

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What do I need to do if I am a packaging producer?

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What is a PRN?

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What does handling packaging mean?

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