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Kite’s Packaging Compliance Scheme

Kite Environmental Solutions is a Government accredited Packaging Compliance Scheme for the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations.

We are unlike other Compliance Schemes as we take you and your business through the entire process, tailoring our expertise to your specific business and calculating the packaging weights you need to declare in each of your packaging streams.

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The Regulations

The Packaging Waste Regulations “The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 and Amendments” are a legal requirement, affecting a number of UK businesses and operating like a ‘tax’ on packaging.

Obligated individuals, or groups of companies within the UK, need to calculate the amount of packaging they handle and offset the cost of recycling this material in the UK waste stream.

Although they are called the Packaging Waste Regulations, they are not concerned with the way you dispose of your back door waste, they are concerned with the packaging you handle, or introduce, to the UK as a result of your business activities.

As a Packaging Compliance Scheme, Kite takes on your obligation, and ensures you comply with your legal requirement accurately and efficiently. We aim to manage the entire process for you, demonstrating the Kite philosophy of providing outstanding service.

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Am I Obligated?

  • Are you a UK business that handles packaging (please see activities)
  • Have a turnover of £2 million or more
  • Handling more than 50 tonnes of packaging per year (excluding exported packaging)
Then you are legally required to register your company and submit annual packaging reports.

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How we at Kite can help you

This process for registering can be time-consuming and complicated, which is why the Government introduced compliance schemes to help companies with their assessment and the primary data registration process. KES can provide support with any of the scenarios below.

Call us or email for free confidential advice if these apply to you. Alternatively click the relevant link for more information. Through on-site support, a partnership approach and in-depth knowledge of the Regulations KES ensures that your business meets the Environment Agency's data accuracy requirements putting you in the best position to pass their compliance audits.

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