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Plastic Packaging (General) Regulation 2021

As part of the Finance Act 2021 HMR&C have launched a short consultation with industry on the practical aspects of the Plastic Packaging (General) Regulation 2021 ahead of its introduction from 1st April 2022.

Details of the content of the regulation and the supporting documents alongside how to respond to the consultation can be found here.

The consultation closes on 1st December 2021

If members have any questions on packaging and recycling they can contact John Hubbard, jhubbard@fira.co.uk.

John also recently authored a guide for members entitled 'Packaging and Sustainability: Guide to Alternatives' which looks at the current requirements and potential options surrounding packaging materials in the furniture industry.