Directives on packaging and packaging waste

The European Union is seeking to harmonise national measures concerning the management of packaging and packaging waste to provide a high level of environmental protection and ensure the functioning of the internal market. 

Directives

Waste Management - Acts and Ordinances EU | 31.03.17

Amending Directive 2015/720 on Packaging Directive

The amending directive (EU) 2015/720 was supplemented by provisions to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags.
| 31.03.17

Amending Directive 2004/12/EC on packaging directive

For recycling, the Packaging Directive contains detailed targets, which were raised by 2008 amending Directive 2004/12/EC.
Waste Management - Acts and Ordinances EU | 31.03.17

Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste

To harmonize national measures concerning the management of packaging and packaging waste and to prevent or reduce its impact on the environment Directive 94/62/EC was adopted.

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