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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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|Stiftung & Behörde

ZSVR recognised with top spot at "Digital Leader Award 2020"

The Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) has been recognised with the "Digital Leader Award 2020" for building and running its digital platform, LUCID. It was awarded a place amongst the top five in the…

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|press release

New minimum standard for recycling-friendly packaging now available – plastics debate makes implementation more difficult

• Minimum standard has been updated to dynamically reflect technological advancements and improve usability.

• Ms Gunda Rachut, Chair of the ZSVR, commented: "The new minimum standard enables companies to determine the recyclability of their…

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|Stiftung & Behörde

ZSVR publishes new minimum standard for determining the recyclability of packaging

With the new version of the minimum standard, application has become much simpler. A more detailed description of the determination procedure makes it even easier for companies to check the recyclability of their packaging.

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|Stiftung & Behörde

Consultation on the draft 2020 edition of the system participation requirement catalogue

In Germany, producer responsibility for packaging was introduced in 1993. However, until now many producers have failed to comply with this responsibility, either completely or in part.

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|Stiftung & Behörde

ZSVR closes consultation on the 2020 edition of the minimum standard for determining the recyclability of packaging

The Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Foundation Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) has prepared and updated the minimum standard for determining the recyclability of packaging pursuant to section 21 VerpackG (Verpackungsgesetz –…

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