Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about EPR regulations in Europe.

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Austria, Authorized Representative

Why do I need to appoint an authorized representative?

Several EU countries, such as Spain and Austria, have introduced legislation requiring companies that distribute their products to end-users and do not have their own registered office in the respective ...

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declaration of completeness

What is the “declaration of completeness”?

The declaration of completeness may only be issued by an authorised auditor. Companies exceeding the de minimis limits are obliged to submit a declaration of completeness annually. However, the ZSRV ...

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ADEME, UIN

How to be EPR compliant in France?

To be EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility) compliant in France, you need to register at a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) to obtain your Unique Identification Number(s) (UINs). After the registration, the ...

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Compliance, EPR

How to be EPR compliant?

If you are a Producer of products in the scope of EPR requirements, you need to follow these high-level instructions to be EPR compliant. Please bear in mind that there ...

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de minimis limit, Germany

What is the “de minimis limit”?

The de minimis limit is considered to be exceeded if companies put more than 50 tons of paper, carton or cardboard, 80 tons of glass and 30 tons of lightweight ...

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Germany, LUCID

What are the relevant EPR registration authorities in Germany?

These are the relevant registration authorities in Germany for the different product categories: Packaging The Packaging Register LUCID (Verpackungsregister LUCID) is the online platform of the Central Agency Packaging Register ...