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Producer responsibility… without producers?

A leading voice in EPR development in Europe and beyond, is Joachim Quoden, Managing Director of EXPRA – the Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance. The alliance brings together 32 packaging and packaging waste recovery and recycling organizations from 30 countries, including 19 EU member states and has been working to raise awareness among decision-makers about the consequences of PROs without a producer mandate in EU legislation: 

PRESS RELEASE: Joint industry statement on references to “state-run producer responsibility organizations” in the PPWR

As technical trialogues concerning Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation progress, more than 20 organizations within the packaging value chain are urging EU legislators to remove references to 'State-owned Producer Responsibility Organisations' from the current...

PRESS RELEASE: Mandatory separate collection targets are not the way forward to drive a circular economy

Addressing the European Parliament's proposal, a part of their amendments to the PPWR proposal, which advocates for the introduction of a mandatory target of 90% for the separate collection of all packaging materials, EXPRA, in collaboration with CITEO, ProsPA, ARA,...

PRESS RELEASE: EU packaging rules that work Making the Single Market and sustainability go hand in hand

More than 100 associations, including EXPRA, representing Europe’s packaging industry, have written to EU Member States, urging them to uphold the Single Market or face huge supply chain disruptions when adopting their General Approach on the Packaging and Packaging...