International

Plastic polymer pellets
Blog, International
Everything producers should know about the Italian Plastic Tax

Our latest blog breaks down everything producers need to know about Italy’s Plastic Tax. From what is in scope and key exemptions to rates and penalties for non-compliance, Aleeza Rai summarises what the tax means for those affected, helping businesses with a global presence keep abreast of their obligations to ensure compliance and sustainability.

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Canada EPR
Blog, International
Canada’s changing EPR landscape

As Canadian EPR legislation undergoes comprehensive changes, Valpak’s Niall Bennett and RLG Canada’s Jade Bassler join forces to discuss what companies need to know to remain compliant and future-proof their business.

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Plastic Ocean Pollution
Blog, Compliance, International
Netherlands Single-Use Plastic Products Directive

The Netherlands has implemented measures in accordance with the EU Single-Use Plastic Directive to regulate the use of Single-Use Plastic Products. Aleeza Rai, Valpak International Account Manager, discusses the challenges associated with single-use plastics and highlights the steps taken by the Dutch Government to address this issue.

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Toys
Blog, International
France’s new EPR for toys Regulation

Over the past few years, France has been adding to its existing list of extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations and one of the more recent additions is the introduction of EPR for toys.

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Single use plastics
Blog, International
Malta’s Single-use Plastic Ban

Lucy Dolan, International Account Manager, reviews Malta’s Single Use Plastic Ban, just one of the various international goals which have been put into place to reduce Single Use Plastics (SUP) and protect the oceans.

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Sports Equipment
Blog, International
France’s Extended Producer Responsibility for sports and leisure legislation

France has introduced Extended Producer Responsibility for sports and leisure legislation, which means that producers selling or planning to sell sports and leisure goods in France are likely affected. Lucy Dolan, International Compliance Advisor provides an overview of which businesses are obligated, what products are in scope, and the penalties for non-compliance.

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Thailand
Blog, International
Thai Roadmap in Plastic Waste

Will Reeder, International Account Manager outlines Thailand’s ‘Roadmap on Plastic Waste Management', an ambitious path to sustainable plastic use in Thailand.

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Single use plastics
Blog, International
Canada’s Single-use Plastic Ban

George Hawkins and Amie McGowan, members of our International Environmental Compliance Team, examine the implementation of a Single Use Plastic Ban in Canada and discuss how the country intends to crack down on the environmental issues caused by single-use plastic products.

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