Check: Do the obligations apply to me?
If you are not sure whether the obligations in the Verpackungsgesetz (Packaging Act) apply to you, we have gathered some different tools to help you check here.
Manufacturers, retail companies, importers, mail order companies, online retailers – they all can be producers within the meaning of the Verpackungsgesetz.
Details can be found in the ‘About the term ‘producer’’ graphic
Want to quickly check whether you are subject to system participation under the Verpackungsgesetz? This quick check is a digital tool to help you find out!
Use checklist 1 to find out whether the obligations in the Verpackungsgesetz apply to you.
Delineation and obligations – What packaging types are there? Which are subject to system participation, and which are not?
Details can be found in the ‘Packaging subject to system participation and packaging not subject to system participation’ graphic
The system participation requirement catalogue helps you figure out whether the system participation requirement applies to your packaging. Basic information can be found here.
Start by searching for your product in the catalogue database.
This explanatory film will show you how to use the catalogue to find out whether your packaging is subject to system participation
By allowing you to draw analogies, the classification decisions serve to help you figure out whether the system participation requirement applies to your packaging.
Go to the published classification decisions