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Packaging and packaging waste

Draft Law of Ukraine "On Packaging and Packaging Waste"; (49 page(s), in Ukrainian)

The draft Law provides for the introduction of new norms and requirements for:

- defining the range of entities and their obligations in management of packaging and packaging waste;

- establishing basic requirements for the introduction of packaging, goods in packaging, and packaging labeling in order to reduce the level of hazardous substances in packaging and to facilitate recycling;

- requirements for the establishment and operation of Extended Producer Responsibility Organizations (EPROs), their obligations, grounds and procedure for termination of their activities;

- minimum recycling targets for packaging waste by type of packaging material and packaging category (household/commercial), with their gradual increase as the packaging waste management system develops;

- creation of registers of producers of packaged goods and EPROs, registration procedure;

- gradual coverage of the entire territory of the country with separate packaging waste collection systems, interaction of local governments with the EPROs;

- peculiarities of contracts between the EPROs and business entities in the sphere of packaging waste management;

- control and liability for violations of legislation in the sphere of packaging and packaging waste management.