Packaging Consultations & Responses

The Government has recently published consultations on Packaging System Reform, Plastics Packaging Tax, Consistent Collections
and Deposit Return Schemes. Visit our Packaging Reform web page for further details on how to respond to these consultations.

  • Treasury call for evidence on single-use plastic tax - Updated September 2018

  • Scottish Government consultation on Deposit Return Scheme - Added 5 September 2018

  • Commission Consults on Single-Use Plastic Directive - Added 20 June 2018

  • Defra Call for Evidence on Economic and Voluntary Incentives for Drinks Packaging - Added 10 October 2017

  • Defra publishes Packaging Regulations Review - Added 11 July 2017

  • Defra Packaging Targets Consultation - Updated 10 January 2017

  • Defra Consolidation of the Packaging Regulations Consultation - Updated 19 December 2016

  • SEPA Consultation Regarding Variable Monetary Penalties - Updated 6 December 2016

  • Consultation on the Consolidation of the Northern Ireland Packaging Waste Regulations - Added 4 August 2016

  • Plastic and Glass Target Consultation - Added 14 December 2015