The Packaging Waste (Data Reporting) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2024

Jurisdiction: England

Commencement: 1st April 2024

Amends: The Packaging Waste (Data Reporting) (England) Regulations 2023

Mini Summary

The Packaging Waste (Data Reporting) (England) Regulations 2023 sets out that packaging producers in England are required to collect and report data on the amount and type of packaging they place on the UK market from March 2023 (or from January 2023, if they have this data). The data will be used to calculate the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) fee that certain producers will have to start paying from 2025.


Various duties apply.



The responsibility for reporting packaging waste has been updated for following types of packaging waste:

  • Drinks packaging;
  • Household packaging; and
  • exempted packaging.

Definitions have also updated for “Producers” and “UK owners” to provide clarification on the division of responsibilities between the following entities:

  • brand owners;
  • packers / fillers;
  • importers; and
  • first UK owners.
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