Veolia UK _ The case for a plastic packaging tax in the UK

Join our FREE Plastic Packaging Tax Q&A

From April 2022, the UK government will impose a tax on all plastic packaging. The tax applies to plastic packaging produced in, or imported into the UK that does not contain at least 30% recycled content. 

How will this benefit UK business? The tax will create greater local demand for recycled plastic, and in turn increasing levels of recycling and collection of plastic waste domestically, diverting it away from landfill or incineration to increase recycling rates and meet targets. This will support the brand owners and retailers to meet their sustainability targets while ensuring a level playing field. The second consultation deadline to contribute to the implementation of the tax has now been amended to August 20th 2020, so there’s still time to have your say.

Are you a food manufacturer concerned about meeting health and safety standards as well as recycled content targets?

Are you a packaging manufacturer and concerned that charges will impact your bottom line? 

View the Webinar here

As part of our Sustainable Packaging Academy, we’ve prerecorded a webinar discussing the plastic packaging tax and the existing or developing solutions for the industry to prepare for the tax here.

Veolia is hosting a FREE Q&A session on
Thursday 4th June to discuss these topics:

Veolia UK _ The case for a plastic packaging tax in the UK

Implementation of the future plastic packaging tax

Veolia UK _ First Recycling Company To Join Food Waste Pact

Food waste packaging and recycled content

Recycling technologies

Veolia UK | Commercial Waste Collection

Labelling and consumer engagement & improving collection systems

You’ll be joined by our expert panel on hand to answer any questions you might have:

Richard Kirkman

Veolia, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Martin Curtois

Veolia, External Affairs Director

Dr Helene Roberts

Robinson Packaging, CEO

Stuart Foster

Recoup, CEO

Register HERE for the free Q&A session
to gain answers to the questions above and insight into upcoming changes and industry challenges.


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