Why is Germany the highest risk EU country for recycling compliance?
EC4P's recent EU wide compliance assessment identified Germany as the highest risk country. This article presents some of the unique challenges in more detail.
April 23rd, 2020
New Packaging Obligations for Sellers in Denmark
Denmark has just consulted on a draft amendment to the Environment Protection Act which intends to transpose the EU Packaging Directive 852/2018.
April 7th, 2020
Maine steps closer to EPR Packaging Law
The bill would require producers to finance at least 80% of the cost associated with recycling packaging.
February 6th, 2020
Packaging Waste fines exceed £236k in UK, while EC4P wins 2019 compliance award
Non-compliant packaging producers in UK fined over £236k by the EA, and EC4P wins “Best Packaging Recycling Compliance Solution” at the 2019 BUILD awards.
January 27th, 2020
2019 Roundup: The EU’s Circular Economy Package
A brief overview of the actions taken by certain EU member states in 2019 to prepare to implement the Circular Economy Package and what it means for producers.
December 16th, 2019
WEEE Producers in Peru: a stricter regime
The Environmental Assessment & Enforcement Agency will scrutinise producer's actions during the transition and penalise any infractions.
December 4th, 2019
Packaging EPR to be developed in New Brunswick
An extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulatory program for packaging and paper expected within 12 months in New Brunswick, Canada.
November 8th, 2019
Portugal WEEE inspections tighten and enforcement actions increase
Portuguese government is tightening up inspections on producer WEEE compliance, with fines of up to EUR 5 million for the most serious cases of non-compliance
November 6th, 2019
FLIR wins 2019 Verdantix Innovation Award for implementing Sphera EC4P
FLIR wins 2019 Verdantix Innovation Award for implementing Sphera EC4P web-based system to guarantee compliance to 47 recycling regulations across 25 countries.
October 7th, 2019
Singapore takes ‘big stride’ in waste management
Details of the recently passed 'Resource Sustainability Bill’ which implements the Zero Waste Masterplan
October 1st, 2019
Is the Triman logo tripping up your business?
The troublesome Triman logo is set to be revived in the French Circular Economy Law. Find out about the requirements and penalties for incorrect usage.
September 19th, 2019
Increase in penalties for non-compliance ahead
New EU Regulation to boost enforcement of ‘free-riding’ WEEE producers and unsafe products
September 2nd, 2019
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