Mar 2023

Our Free 1cc Webinars 2023

On 24 , Mar 2023 | In | By Alisa Maier

Have you already heard about our free webinars 1cc organizes every Wednesday in May 2023? Register now for our upcoming webinars to save your seat! (*Please click on the image or the link to register now) WEEE in Germany: What are the obligations for producers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) that result from the ElektroG in Germany? 3 ...


Feb 2023

Austria - Obligation to appoint an authorised representative for packaging

On 23 , Feb 2023 | In | By Ute Binder

Companies that place packaging on the Austrian market via distance selling have to appoint an authorised representative in Austria. This is provided for in §16b of the Austrian Packaging Ordinance. The new obligation has been in force since 1 January 2023. Another important change has also been in effect since the beginning of the year: Until ...


Feb 2023

United Kingdom - New Reporting Requirements for Packaging

On 13 , Feb 2023 | In | By Gisa Scheschonka

A new packaging waste reporting law will come into force in the United Kingdom on February 28 2023. This marks the first step in the UK’s introduction of a new Extended Producer Responsibility system for packaging, which will be implemented progressively until 2027. The key aspects of the new packaging law include new reporting requirements and ...


Feb 2023

Many Changes in Copyright Levies for 2023

On 10 , Feb 2023 | In | By Wolfram Kühn

As in all previous years, many tariffs and other regulations for copyright levies changed at the turn of the year. Some adjustments were already foreseeable at an early stage. These include the tariff revisions in Austria, Denmark and the Netherlands. The companies concerned were able to incorporate these into software, processes and product ...


Feb 2023

ECHA added nine new SVHCs to the Candidate List

On 01 , Feb 2023 | In | By Monika Srubarova

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) updated the REACH Candidate List on 17 January 2023. Nine Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) were added to the list due to their hazardous properties. The Candidate List of SVHC for substances that may require authorization in the future, now contains 233 substances that may cause harm to human health or ...


Feb 2023

Did You Miss Our 1cc Free Webinars in November? Get the Slide

On 01 , Feb 2023 | In | By Katharina Frankenbach

1cc offered five webinars in November 2022 on current environmental topics, of which two were in cooperation with our partners Assent and Chemlogis: Manage Your Due Diligence: Conflict Minerals and ESG Life Cycle Assessment and calculation of emissions The Business Imperatives of Supply Chain Sustainability Demands (with Assent) Your path through ...


Jan 2023

Extended Producer Responsibility for Copyright Levies

On 31 , Jan 2023 | In | By Wolfram Kühn

French refurbishers are currently creating a stir through an initiative aimed at online marketplaces: The aim is to hold platform operators responsible for the compliance of providers hosted by them with the applicable laws. This also includes refurbished smartphones in the form of copyright levies. At the low price level of refurbished products ...


Jan 2023

USB-C Charger for All New Portable Devices by End 2024

On 31 , Jan 2023 | In | By Joana Benecke-Mugisha

The EU Parliament has passed a new law requiring portable electronic devices such as mobile phones, cameras, tablets, headphones or portable speakers to be sold in the EU with a USB Type-C connector by the end of 2024. This includes all devices that have a power of up to 100 watts. For laptops, the new regulation applies end of 2026. Not only will ...


Jan 2023

Obligation to Submit SCIP Notifications Includes Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

On 31 , Jan 2023 | In | By Monika Srubarova

The SCIP database for substances of concern in articles or in complex objects (products) has been established by ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) under the Waste Framework Directive (WFD). The data entered into the SCIP database is intended to inform waste managers and consumers about substances of very high concern (SVHC) on the REACH Candidate ...


Jan 2023

France: New Consumer Information Mandatory as of January 1, 2023

On 31 , Jan 2023 | In | By Tatjana Möllmann

Consumers of waste electrical and electronic equipment (B2C), batteries and packaging in France are expected to be better informed about the environmentally relevant qualities and characteristics of those products as of January 1, 2023. This is provided for by Article 13 I of the Circular Economy Act of February 10, 2020, better known as loi AGEC. ...

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