Insight Report: Extended Producer Responsibility
Since Blue Planet was aired just over a year ago, we have seen it become the catalyst for widespread media attention around ocean plastics and their damaging environmental effects. This coupled with China’s National Sword Programme which last year saw a crackdown on quality standards for imported packaging, has pushed packaging waste and producer responsibility up the UK Government’s agenda. DEFRA is now undergoing a review of its Resource and Waste Strategy which is due for release imminently.
The output of this could see increased responsibility and accountability, and in turn financial implications, imposed on obligated packaging producers.
This paper explains what you need to know and how you can prepare.