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Packaging Guidance - Producers

Supporting information for Packaging Waste Regulations 2007

The following documents relate to the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007. These regulations are still in force. If you are required to report under these regulations, your 2023 data must be reported by 7 April 2024.

Positions and technical interpretations: producer responsibility for packaging waste regulations 2007

Packaging waste: producer responsibilities - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) including information on how to register

2007 Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes

Supporting information for Extended Producer Responsibility

The following documents include the interpretations and agreed positions of the Regulators (Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales (NRW), Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA), and Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)) relating to extended producer responsibility for packaging (pEPR) compliance.


Please note: There are 2 versions of the Regulators' agreed positions and technical interpretations document.

For 2023 data submissions, please refer to: pEPR Agreed Positions and Technical Interpretations version 3

For 2024 data submissions onwards, please refer to: pEPR Agreed Positions and Technical Interpretations version 4


Packaging data: what to collect for extended producer responsibility - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Including commonly collected packaging materials.



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