Summer 2022

Introduction by the managing director

Introduction by the Managing Director

Despite the challenging historical and political times we are currently experiencing, EXPRA is still united and fully committed to promoting EPR as the most crucial and widely recognised tool for encouraging more sustainable product design and promoting circularity, especially in light of the enormous workload that is progressing at a rapid pace across Europe.

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EXPRA news

EPR Toolkit Workshop, May 3, Brussels

The "EPR Toolkit" workshop, which served as a pre-conference event, was held on May 3 with the aim of addressing the current hot and challenging themes pertaining to the growing need for unified EPR requirements and regulations. Ms Monika Romenska, Regulatory and...

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In April 2023, the Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance will celebrate its 10th Anniversary✨.10 years in which our EXPRA family has expanded to now include 30 organisations joining the alliance worldwide. The event will provide an opportunity to discuss future...

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Upcoming events

Upcoming events with EXPRA participation

Upcoming events, where EXPRA Management and representatives are participating/presenting. 21-22 September, 2022 Prague, Czech Republic Circular Economy Conference 21-23 September, 2022 Singapore, Singapore ISWA World Congress 2022 26-27 September, 2022 Brussels,...

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News updates

Waste Framework Directive (WFD) Revision

In May 2022, the European Commission published public consultation on the proposed changes to the key environmental regulations for the EU. The most recent in a series of initiatives the Commission is doing to enhance and modernize environmental legislation in the...

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The legislative proposal of the PPWD (July 2022)

A milestone in the EU's approach to meeting the environmental challenges we are facing is the revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD). The revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD), initially scheduled for July 2022, has...

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Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union

From 1 July 2022, the Czech Republic holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The role of the Council Presidency is to set the agenda and priorities of the Council of the EU, lead its meetings, broker compromise between the interests of individual...

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News from members


LIBERA, the environmental project by SEO/BirdLife in alliance with Ecoembes which involves more than 1900 organisations throughout Spain, continues fostering its growth through different events linked to its focus of action. In the field of knowledge and regarding...

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Milan, 4 July 2022 - In 2021 Italy sent 73.3% of the packaging placed on the market for recycling: 10 million 550 thousand tonnes. A slightly higher percentage compared to the record of 2020, when a recycling start-up level of close to 73% was reached, and a result...

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