But since July 2021 they can appoint an authorised representative in Germany to fulfil their obligations for them. This option makes it easier for international companies to comply with German law. In a newly published explanatory film, we explain all aspects of authorisation and what you need to do in the LUCID Packaging Register to make use of this new option.
New explanatory film: how to appoint an authorised representative as international producers
For quite some time, international online retailers or importers have been required to comply with the provisions of the German Verpackungsgesetz (Packaging Act): they have to pay for the recovery and recycling of their packaging.