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The New General Requirements for EPR – What do They Look Like and How Will The Commission Guide and Monitor the Implementation of the Member States?
Simon Francis Webb
How Can the New Legal EPR Requirements Help Boost EPR Effectiveness?
Procter & Gamble
EPR as a lever towards circular economy
Moving towards proper implementation of EPR
Many EPR systems are based on competition between PROs. In these countries one of the most important issues is to guarantee fair competition. Will the requirements help to reach this need as one of the elements helping to fulfill new Packaging Directive objectives?
Today it is difficult or even impossible to compare different EPR systems in EU. Will the introduction of the requirements help to find a common denominator making credible analysis possible?
What will the effects of Art 8a be for the operations of your EPR system?
To increase the economic incentive for obliged industry to design their packaging in a way that it can be easily collected, sorted and recycled the legislator has decided that the EPR fees have to be modulated in such a way that they reflect certain conditions, inter alia the recyclability. Which kind of modulation will be possible and practicable both for obliged industry as well as for PRO’s?