As in the previous year, it did so in agreement with the German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt). The minimum standard for determining the recyclability of packaging subject to system participation was published for the first time on 1 September 2019. The consultation version now available represents an update to the contents compared to the 2020 edition, and will be the 2021 edition once published on 1 September of this year. The consultation with stakeholders opens on 8 June, and will run until 16 July 2021.
For further information about the consultation on the 2021 edition of the minimum standard for determining the recyclability of packaging, click here.