Consultation Responses to Batteries and Packing Waste [UK]

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published the consultation outcome for Batteries and Packaging Waste: Reducing the Burden for Producers on its website.

Features of the consultation

The consultation sought to reduce the administrative burden on producers by amending the following legislation:

  • Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
  • Producer Responsibility Obligation (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007
  • Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

Audience’s responses

The consultation received a total of 53 responses from producer compliance schemes, producers, advisory organisations, trade associations and regional as well as local government.

The responses are detailed for each individual question (1 to 10) from the consultation.

For details on the specific question responses and for the list of respondents, please refer to the outcome document.

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The consultation outcome on Batteries and Packaging Waste: Reducing the Burden for Producers, published on the DEFRA website on 13th October 2015.

Summary of responses

Impact assessment

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