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Legal Update #25: The new Waste Management Act

30 November 2021
Legal Update #25: The new Waste Management Act

Online shopping is booming and a lot of packaging waste is generated offline. But who pays for it?

The amendment to the Waste Management Act now places greater responsibility on platforms, such as Amazon and the like, as well as fulfillment service providers. In the future, they must ensure that retailers comply with regulations on the disposal of packaging waste. The amendment comes into force on 1 January 2023.

Maria Lohmann has elaborated on the main changes in the new LEGAL UPDATE #25.

You can read the whole article here - German only.

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