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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.

For all information and press releases on our German website please click here.


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System participation and data reporting – here’s what you need to know!

Registering in the LUCID Packaging Register is just the first step. Are you distributing your goods in retail, grouped and/our shipment packaging, which are generally subject to system participation? If the answer is 'yes', then you must pay for…

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Food producer fined for not filing declarations of completeness – ZSVR publishes new case report

A Dutch food producer that places considerable packaging volumes on the German market every year together with its goods repeatedly failed to file a declaration of completeness. The company has been fined several thousand euros for this breach of…

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Gunda Rachut re-elected as Chair of the ZSVR

Gunda Rachut will remain at the helm of the Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) for another five years, after the ZSVR's Board of Trustees unanimously voted to extend her contract until 2028 in its most…

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ZSVR recognised as federal authority – question of legal venue clarified

The German Federal Administrative Court has clarified the question of legal venue for actions to challenge administrative acts issued by the Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR), sending an important signal…

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Systems' 2021 recovery volumes and recycling rates

The systems' recovery volumes and recycling rates for the year 2021 were published by the Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) on 15 December 2022.

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