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Waste laws may damage exports

The current packaging waste laws will sabotage export trade and create an oversupply of packaging waste in the UK, according to key industry figures. Up until January this year, the Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs) and Packaging Waste Export Recovery Notes (PERNs) system had been run on a voluntary basis However, it is now a legal requirement that companies issuing PRNS and PERNS register with the Environment Agency by September 30 each year and nominate all of their reprocessors ...