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Lorax: Businesses must prioritise packaging compliance or face penalties

The pharmaceutical industry must prioritise its environmental reporting obligations for packaging or risk high financial penalties, Lorax Compliance said at this year's Pharmapack conference in Paris.​

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Exporters penalised for inaccurate environmental reporting, says Lorax Compliance

Businesses that sell packaged goods to a wide range of European markets will be charged a default higher cost for environmental reporting unless they accurately declare all the materials used in each product's packaging, says Lorax Compliance.​

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Environmental Reporting Gains Priority for Pharmaceutical Industry

During Pharmapack Europe 2019, Lorax Compliance COO Michelle Carvell urged the pharmaceutical industry to prioritize its environmental reporting obligations for packaging or risk high financial penalties.​

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Businesses must prepare for significant compliance scheme reporting changes in 2019, urges Lorax Compliance

The new year brings a number of changes to environmental compliance reporting schemes across the EU, potentially leaving unaware firms at risk of fines and incurring financial penalties as high as €200,000, says Lorax Compliance. As countries focus on improving packaging collection, sorting and separation c​​apability under EU EPR* legislation, the following changes have been introduced to schemes across Europe from 1st January.​​

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Exporters urged to comply with new German Packaging Act

Companies that sell goods to Germany have less than two months to comply with the country's updated packaging laws or face fines of up to €200,000 ($226,000), a UK-based consultancy firm has warned.

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Waste management sector welcomes prospect of investment

With the prospect of government investment in recycling and reprocessing, the waste management sector has called for more investment in the recycling infrastructure, uniform collections nationally and more focus on pack​aging design.

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New recruits for Lorax Compliance

Environmental expert Lorax Compliance is welcoming three new recruits following what it calls ‘a period of sustained business growth'.​

Wendy Aston joins the team as customer account manager from the home entertainment industry. Áine Whelan, a recruit from the welfare to work sector, also takes up an account manager position. The pair are joined by junior developer, Eddie Page.Continue to article

Mixed reaction to budget for packaging sector

The new proposed tax on plastic packaging has received mixed reaction in the packaging industry.

Transcend Packaging, specialists in a paper straw manufacturing as well as digital printing for packaging, said the Budget has set incentives to increase recycled content in plastic packaging that will ultimately promote alternative materials to plastic.

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Comply With New German Packaging Laws Or Face Fines

Businesses that place goods on the German market face a fine of up to €50,000 and a prohibition in sales if they fail to comply with the country's updated packaging laws.​​

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Lorax Compliance urges manufacturers and retailers targeting German electronics market to plan for WEEE changes

​Manufacturers and retailers placing electrical goods on the market in Germany must be aware of the changes of scope to German electronics legislation which​ will come in force later this year to ensure their environmental compliance, advises expert Lorax Compliance.

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Applause for DRS but councils wary of impact

Michelle Carvell, director at environmental reporting provider, Lorax Compliance, said she was pleased the government is keeping the UK's plastics challenge high on the environmental agenda.

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UK firms could be a step ahead of Plastics Pact

Lorax Compliance COO says businesses already pay towards global recycling but applauds UK Plastics Pact.

Michelle Carvell, Chief Operating Officer, Lorax Compliance, has expressed her support for the UK Plastics Pact while pointing out that firms have already been making a significant contribution towards international recycling.

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Manufacturers and retailers targeting the German electronics market must plan for WEEE changes

"Registration of EEE in Germany can be a lengthy process, so ensure your goods are registered in the correct category in plenty of time. Any work required will need to be done well in advance of the deadlines," said Michelle Carvell, COO of Lorax Compliance, a company that helps businesses with compliance.


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Lorax Compliance welcomes EU vote on circular economy

The packaging compliance specialist appreciates the aim to improve the way in which, among other things, packaging waste is managed. The vote, which took place on 18 April, has seen the key waste management element of the Circular Economy Action Plan move one step closer to Europe-wide adoption.


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Will There Be A Food Waste Increase Because Of Plastic Packaging Ban?

Michelle Carvell, COO at Lorax Compliance, is concerned that food waste could increase as a result of a ban on single-use plastics in packaging. While she welcomes the government's long-awaited consultation on the subject she fears the national food waste crisis will only get worse if other considerations are not taken into account.

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Packaging experts to review the role of plastics in food industry

Packaging expert Lorax Compliance said: A ban on plastics packaging would lead to an increase in food waste, which impulses the UK government to review the full circularity of plastics' role in the food supply chain as part of its forthcoming consultation and to involve food manufacturers and producers as part of the review, in order to minimise future waste and costs of perishable goods.


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