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Business Plans for Packaging Waste Prevention (PEP)

Regulatory background

Royal Decree 782/1998, developing the regulation for the execution of the Packaging Act, establishes the obligation to draw up a Business Prevention Plan (PEP) of packagers that put on the market an amount of packaged products likely to generate packaging waste in amounts exceeding certain thresholds in the course of a calendar year.

Content of a Business Prevention Plan

Packing manufacturers obligations - Packagers? obligations - Obligations of final holder of packaging and packaging waste - Obligations of recoverer/recycler of used packaging and waste packaging

Reduction strategies

When posing the reduction strategies to be followed, the quantitative reduction, by weight, of the packaging marketed must be borne in mind, as well as the qualitative reduction of the impact generated by packaging waste