The Producer Responsibility Obligations Regulations 2016
What is the amended legislation: The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2016
These Regulations amend the: Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations
Who does this affect: UK
When does this change take place: 20th December 2016
These Regulations amend the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/871). Those Regulations impose on producers the obligation to recover and recycle packaging waste in order to attain the recovery and recycling targets set out in Article 6(1) of European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC (OJ No L 365, 31.12.94, p10). These Regulations establish new recycling targets for plastic for 2016 to 2020 and for glass for 2018 to 2020. The target for recycling by re-melt for 2016 and 2017 is continued for 2018 to 2020.
Full text available here: http://legislation.data.gov.uk/uksi/2016/1146/made/data.pdf
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