Packaging not subject to scheme participation

Your new obligations for packaging that is not subject to system participation under the German Packaging Act

The amendment to the Packaging Act came into force on 3 July 2021.

This results in the following changes for distributors of packaging that is not subject to scheme participation:

  • Obligation to register or extension of registration with the Central Packaging Register / LUCID
  • Duty to provide information
  • Documentation obligation
  • Self-organisation obligation
  • Provision of financial and organisational resources

What is packaging that is not subject to scheme participation?

The following packaging is considered to be packaging not subject to scheme participation:

  • Transport packaging - packaging that facilitates the handling and transport of goods, but is not typically intended to be passed on to the final consumer.
  • Sales packaging or outer packaging that is not typically generated as waste by commercial end consumers (e.g. packaging of containers that are not typically purchased by end consumers due to their type and size)
  • Deposit-liable one-way beverage packaging
  • Sales packaging and secondary packaging that cannot participate in a dual system due to system incompatibility
  • Sales packaging of pollutant-containing filling goods
  • Reusable packaging

How do I find out if I have packaging that is not subject to scheme participation?

To ensure that you correctly allocate the scheme participation obligation of your packaging, we strongly recommend consulting the catalogue of packaging subject to scheme participation of the Central Packaging Register / LUCID before concluding the contract. This will clearly show whether your packaging is subject to scheme participation or not.

You can find the catalogue and guide under the following links:

What solutions does Landbell offer?

With our two “Compact” and “Compact + Webinar” service packages you are well prepared for the new requirements.

  • The "Compact" service package includes
  • The Landbell “Compact” Handbook
    • Explanations of the current legal situation and your resulting obligations
    • Checklist of your to-do’s
    • Sample text for the fulfilment of your duty to inform
    • Exemplary template of a verification system for the fulfilment of your documentation obligation

Costs for the “Compact” service package :

  • In the 1st year 149.00 EUR net plus VAT.
  • From the 2nd year 70.00 EUR net plus VAT.

  • The "Compact + Webinar" service package  includes:
  • All services of the “Compact” service package 
  • Webinars

Costs for the “Compact + Webinar” service package:

  • In the 1st year 195.00 EUR net plus VAT.
  • From the 2nd year 95.00 EUR net plus VAT.

Select and order service packages here

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