5 countries introduced EPR compliance obligations Germany, France, Poland, the UK, Greece, Lithuania, and Slovakia.
2 countries in the European union Germany and France introduced an epr responsibility for all producers and sellers without a minimum threshold. And this means that if you sell your product in a package, even 1 piece, you already need to report. In France EPR is not only for packaging but for producers (importers, distributors) of certain types of goods also. This concerns trade of: batteries, textile, tires, electrical and electronic equipment, furnishing, chemicals, end-of-life vehicles, boats, medicine and medical devices.
EPR registration number – is a unique number assigned by Central Agency Packaging Register in Germany and by The French Agency for Ecological Transition in France. EPR certificate doesn’t have an expiry date and must be accompanied by a license. Minimal price for a license in Germany is 25 Euro in France – 80 euro per year. If you sell textile packed in plastic package you need to get two EPR numbers from France: first for plastic, second number for textile.
Registration is more advantageous with an EPR reporting subscription for sellers.
When you subscribe for a year, registration is free.
Auto submission of the EPR report in the presence of integration with the marketplace.
*additional costs for a license from 25 euros per year net for Germany & 80 euro per year for France.