EPR Compliance-Blog

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EPR, Germany, penalties

What can happen if my company does not comply with the EPR?

In Germany, failure to fullfil the EPR regulations can result in severe sanctions and penalties which could include economic compensations or even complete sales ban.

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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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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 ...

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Why is it important to be EPR compliant in Germany?

In many countries, producers of products subject to EPR requirements will be prosecuted with fines, if they are not able to prove their EPR compliance. In many countries, Electronic Marketplaces ...

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What is the legal basis for EPR regulations in Germany?

From 2022, the German Packaging Act (Verpackungsgesetz or VerpackG) establishes a control obligation for online marketplaces, so that retailers who sell to end consumers in Germany must follow the guidelines ...