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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...