Title: The producer responsibility obligations (packaging waste) regulations 1997 : the agencies' interpretation of 'packaging'
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
This booklet includes a summary of items where agreement on packaging has been reached by Member States. The notes are the agencies' views on how obligated producers (and Compliance Schemes) should assess the items of packaging and packaging materials they are responsible for when compiling records and calculating recovery and recycling obligations. This booklet replaces the first edition issued by the Environment Agency and SEPA in July 1997. It reflects the constructive proposals from a number of packaging chain interests and the agencies' experience of interpreting and enforcing the regulations. The booklet does not cover exemptions from the legislation, matters such as evidence, or calculation of obligations (which will depend on criteria such as ownership and the nature of supply).
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Packaging materials; Waste disposal; Directives (European Union); Regulations; Compliance
Geographic Keywords: England; Wales; Scotland
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