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The Packaging Act sets out special obligations for packaging manufacturers and distributors that are not subject to the system participation obligation (including transport packaging).
The registration requirement in particular has been expanded in the 2021 amendment to the Packaging Act.
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We dispose of transport packaging made of:
We provide disposal services for the following sectors:
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Professional disposal of
German Packaging Act
What is the Central Agency Packaging Register ?
Which products are affected by the Packaging Act?
To whom do the legal obligations in the Packaging Act apply?
What do I need to do according to the Packaging Act?
What do I need to do
according to the Packaging Act?
We help you register your transport packaging in compliance with the law.
Registration with the ZSVR must be completed before companies place products on the market in Germany. Since July 2022, new requirements also apply as regards the obligation to provide information, proof and documentation. Distributors of transport and commercial packaging must provide for the free take-back and disposal of this packaging from their customers. The Packaging Act expressly provides for the option of contracting third parties. When your packaging is included in our take-back system, we organise its take-back and recovery in keeping with the principles of the VerpackG.
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The extended producer responsibility (EPR) applies throughout Europe. Depending on the distribution country, various legal obligations and guidelines apply to manufacturers and companies selling products to countries outside Europe as a result of the EPR.
Are you a manufacturer or distributor that places sales and outer packaging filled with products on the market in Germany that accumulates as waste in private households and similar locations after use? If so, you’ll want to make use of a dual system. This requirement (and exceptions to it) are set out in the German Packaging Act (VerpackG).
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