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Irish firms count the rising costs of packaging compliance

The price of complying with the Packaging Directive has trebled for Irish firms that are not members of the country's only approved compliance scheme. Environment Minister Dick Roche has signed amendments to the Packaging Regulations that bring the registration fee for self compliers to e15,000. All firms with a turnover greater than e1 milllion that are involved in placing more than 25 tonnes of packaging on the market each year must recycle a specified amount of packaging. ...