Our Blog brings to you thought provoking articles, from key members of staff, on a wide range of environmental topics.

Distributor Take-back Scheme – Bands A&B Ending Soon

Matt Luntley
Jun 17, 2020
Matt Luntley discusses which businesses will need to offer instore take-back of waste electrical and electronic equipment by 1 January 2021. He also outlines consideration in planning collections systems and what help is available.

Producer responsibility evolves globally

Roxana Filetoth
Jun 17, 2020
Despite the strangest of times we now find ourselves in, waste legislation continues to evolve and change across the globe. Roxana Filetoth, Valpak’s International Compliance Lead, brings you some highlights of recent legislative updates.

POPs in WEEE: Updated Guidance

George Atkinson
Jun 16, 2020
The Environment Agency have updated their guidance to waste operators and exporters on how to classify and management some fractions of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). George Atkinson, Valpak’s Policy Advisor, outlines what is new.

How can knowing your packaging's polymer help?

Olivia Candy
Jun 11, 2020
Knowing what polymer is used in packaging is becoming more important due to legislation and various agreements that aim for more recyclability on single use packaging. Olivia Candy, EPIC Analyst, explores why data collection is an important part of this process.

Monitoring activity of producers by EA increase

Sonia Moir
Jun 08, 2020
The Environment Agency has increased monitoring by 95% of registered packaging producers in 2019 compared to 2018. They also investigate those that are potentially obligated by the regulations. Sonia Moir, Senior Environmental Compliance Advisor talks about how companies check that they are obligated and what options they can take to start complying.


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