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Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging consultation: Why it’s important for producers to engage in the process

Dominique Barry
May 11, 2021
Valpak urges all businesses affected by forthcoming changes to the Packaging Waste Regulations to respond to the Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging consultation process. Dominique Barry explains why it is important to do so in her latest Blog.

Extended Producer Responsibility in the Middle East: Jordan

Emma Trevor
Apr 22, 2021
Extended producer responsibility (EPR) has been introduced in countries across the world in order to make manufacturers and importers of goods accountable for what happens to their products at the end of their life. Emma Trevor, Valpak’s International Account Manager, looks at how EPR has been implemented across the middle east. In the second blog of this series, she explores the current waste management situation in Jordan.

Ghosts of the Abyss

James Beard
Apr 22, 2021
James Beard's latest Blog highlights the impact of ghost fishing gear on the world's oceans and marine life, and discusses ways to alleviate damage caused by these waste products.

Extended Producer Responsibility in the Middle East: Israel

Emma Trevor
Apr 21, 2021
Extended producer responsibility (EPR) has been introduced in countries across the world in order to make manufacturers and importers of goods accountable for what happens to their products when they reach end of life. In this blog series, Emma Trevor, Valpak’s International Account Manager, looks at how EPR has been implemented across the middle east, starting with Israel.

Implementation of eco-modulated fees in France, the Netherlands and Sweden

Christie Fawke
Mar 17, 2021
In several EU member states, modulated fees have been introduced as an incentive for producers to design packaging that is more readily recycled, to encourage the adoption of an ‘eco-design’ approach and to reduce excessive packaging. Christie Fawke's Blog outlines how France, the Netherlands and Sweden have implemented modulated fees.

 

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