packaging waste

Industry anticipates packaging measures in Budget

Industry anticipates packaging measures in Budget Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to lower VAT on recycled content in plastic, after indicating he is considering a tax on single-use plastic packaging. Hammond is widely expected to launch a consultation on … Read More

Are You Aware of Your Packaging Waste Responsibilities?

Are businesses aware that packaging producers must comply with the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 1997? Many businesses don’t realise that they qualify as a producer and could be exposing themselves to hefty penalties for non-compliance. Producers can be … Read More

Extended Producer Responsibility

GPT Waste Management discusses the responsibility that product manufacturers have when it comes to extended producer responsibility. A brief introduction into extended producer responsibility (EPR) in the field of waste management, tells us that it is a strategy designed to … Read More