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Below you will find selected information and releases from the Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Foundation Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) on the Verpackungsgesetz (Packaging Act) and the work of the ZSVR.

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ZSVR publishes case reports on own investigations

The Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) has now been operating the LUCID Packaging Register as an authority for 15 months. In line with its statutory mandate, the ZSVR analyses the information received…

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Positive track record after 10 months of Packaging Register – the Verpackungsgesetz (Packaging Act) is evolving as envisaged

- Number of companies acknowledging producer responsibility has tripled since the end of 2018.

- The quality of packaging volume reporting has improved, and system participation volumes have increased.

- Considerable progress towards more…

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ZSVR publishes first minimum standard for determining the recyclability of packaging

Packaging must become more recycling-friendly and more eco-friendly in order to ensure that the relevant recycling targets defined in the Verpackungsgesetz (Packaging Act) can be met. An important tool is the minimum standard for determining the…

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System participation requirement catalogue: determining packaging obligations at a glance

In Germany, producer responsibility for packaging was introduced in 1993. However, many producers have long been failing to comply with this responsibility, either completely or in part. One major issue has been that many producers or retailers…

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ZSVR lays groundwork for enforcement

The Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) has now been active as an authority for six months, receiving data on producer and system packaging volumes, analysing them and uncovering irregularities.…

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