Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Packaging waste: introduction of Extended Producer Responsibility
Consultation opened on 24 March 2021. Closing date 04 June 2021 at 23:59.
DEFRA is seeking views on plans to introduce Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging in the UK alongside England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Views are sought from across the industry, as well as members of the public on how the scheme will function, including:
Responses to this consultation will help inform final policy decisions on key aspects of the scheme, such as governance, recycling targets and implementation timelines. This consultation is held on the Defra website: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/extended-producer-responsibility/extended-producer-responsibility-for-packaging.
SEPA Special Waste Consignment Notes – updated position, The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is now accepting special waste consignment notes (SWCNs) by email only.
DAERA Waste Policy Tracker, The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has published a Waste policy tracker to stay informed of waste policy developments.
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