Update on Extended Producer Responsibility regulations with Valpak

Join us for a meeting with experts from Valpak on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations for packaging and its reporting and data recording requirements for businesses in the Timber sector.

When: Monday, 9 October 2023.
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Online

Speaker: Henry Smith is the Policy Researcher at Valpak, the UK’s first and largest producer compliance scheme for packaging with 25 years’ experience helping businesses understand their environmental obligations. Henry is responsible for understanding and articulating the regulations governing producer responsibility for waste packaging, WEEE and batteries, with particular focus on the many upcoming changes to that regulatory landscape due to come into force across the next few years.


• Introduction
• Overview to the EPR packaging regulation
• Changes applicable to the timber sector
• Key responsibilities incl. reporting requirements, data gathering and validation
• Costs and mitigation
• Q&A

Key learning points

• Different obligation for Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Shipment packaging
• Data reporting on packaging type and recyclability – every 6 months; the first report is due by October 2023
• Separate reporting obligation to report the packaging supplied by UK nation
• Likely increases in packaging compliance costs how to mitigate them


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