The Packaging Waste Regulations assessment test - find out if your company is obligated

The Packaging Waste Regulations Assessment test - find out if your company is obligated

Is your company (or group of UK companies) registered in the United Kingdom?

Note: this online tool is for illustrative purposes. It makes standard assumptions to determine whether you may have an obligation the UK. There are other possible variables, so for a definitive answer please contact us on 03450 682 572. It does not constitute legal or professional advice and must not be relied on as such.

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Does your company (or group of UK companies) operate and have a presence in the UK?

Note: A presence may include a PO box, or office which is used for the purpose of the business.

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Does your company (or group of UK companies) have a turnover of more than £2 million per year?

Note: If your company is part of a UK group of companies then this would be the combined turnover of the group.

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Does your company (or group of companies) produce more than 50 tonnes of raw materials that will be made into packaging, per year?*

*Such as manufacturing plastic pellets which will go on to be made into plastic bottles.
Note: The obligation lies with the company that legally owns the packaging at the time of the activity.

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Does your company (or group of companies) convert more than 50 tonnes of raw materials into packaging, per year?*

*Such as taking plastic pellets and converting them into plastic bags.
Note: The obligation lies with the company that legally owns the packaging at the time of the activity.

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Does your company (or group of companies) apply more than 50 tonnes of packaging to goods, per year?*

*Such as filling bottles, boxes or adding pallet wrap.
Note: The obligation lies with the company that legally owns the packaging at the time of the activity.

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Does your company (or group of companies) sell or supply more than 50 tonnes of packaging around packaged goods, per year?*

*i.e. to the person who removes the packaging.
>Note: The obligation lies with the company that legally owns the packaging at the time of the activity.

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Does your company (or group of companies) import more than 50 tonnes of packaging or packaged goods into the UK, per year?*

*i.e. to the person who removes the packaging.
>Note: The obligation lies with the company that legally owns the packaging at the time of the activity.

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You are obligated under the Packaging Waste Regulations

Your company has a legal obligation to comply with the Packaging Waste Regulations.
Producer responsibility is burdensome for many businesses. Our tailored services ensure timely, accurate data submissions, with minimum fuss. Our services include:

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Contacting your suppliers, on site weighing or you can make use of our existing database
  • Calculation and analysis of your submission
  • Compliance reviews and training workshops
  • Support with previous years non-compliance
  • Bespoke reporting to help with internal targets

For guidance and a free information pack on how to comply, call us on 03450 682 572 or contact us here

You are not obligated

If you would like us to keep you up to date with other environmental legislation in the future and work with you to review whether you are obligated each year, call us on 03450 682 572 or contact us here

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