Event: EurActiv-EUROPEN workshop on EPR for packaging waste, 18 March 2014

EPR for packaging waste - success factors moving forward

The European Commission is reviewing European Waste legislation in line with the EU Resource Efficiency objectives. This review includes a revision of the waste management targets and Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) as one key policy tool to achieve existing and higher recycling and recovery targets for packaging waste.

This stakeholder workshop drew success factors of EPR for packaging waste with the aim to clarify EPR and the role of obliged industry and other key stakeholders working together towards more transparent and cost-effective EPR schemes.

A dedicated report of the EurActiv event in collaboration with EUROPEN can be found here.