Plans for Extended Producer Responsibility reforms in 'limbo' as delay confirmed

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EPR will encourage packaging procurers to use more sustainable materials
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EPR will encourage packaging procurers to use more sustainable materials

Defra says 2023 timeline has been scrapped to allow department to take account of over 1,200 consultation responses, but campaigners fear move will undermine waste reduction efforts

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) reforms for packaging waste will no longer be introduced in 2023, the Department for the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed. The planned...

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