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Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 1221 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste non-domestic sources Waste prevention Packaging/labelling Recycling/reuse Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Environmental planning Registration Waste management Policy/planning
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007. Those Regulations impose on producers the obligation to recover and recycle packaging waste in order to attain the recovery and recycling targets set out in Article 6(1) of European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste. These Regulations establish new recycling targets for paper, aluminium, steel and wood for 2018 to 2020. The target for recycling plastic and glass for 2018 to 2020 is continued. The recycling allocation for small producers for 2013 to 2017 is continued for 2018 to 2020.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Amends

Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 871 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Packaging/labelling, Recycling/reuse, Registration, Certification, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX