Introduction to EPR for Packaging
Introduction to EPR for Packaging

About this training
The impacts of packaging waste on the environment, particularly ending up in oceans or landfills, are becoming more prominent issues. To tackle this, the UK Government is planning to introduce producer responsibility to drive the use of recyclable materials.
This short 15-minute course will combine video and interactive e-learning will help you to develop a greater understanding of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and what it means for key stakeholders across the UK.

a) All candidates taking this e-learning course, MUST have an individual email address.
b) If purchasing multiple licences, then please send a note of the candidates’ names and email addresses to
What will I learn on the course?

• What EPR is.
• Why EPR is being introduced.
• The components of EPR.
• What EPR means for:
o Producers
o Local Authorities
o Waste Operators
• When EPR will happen.

Who is it for?
• All staff at all levels
• CIWM members

What are the entry requirements for this course?
You do not require any prior knowledge of waste and resource management to enrol in this course.
How will I benefit from taking the course?

Once you have completed this training, you will understand EPR and what it means for key stakeholders across the UK.
You can continue your professional development by enrolling on one of the following:
• Deposit Return Schemes (DRS)
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

General Information
Certificate: Yes
Duration: 15 minutes
Legislation used: UK
Contributes to CPD: Yes

How will I access the course?
To book this training you must sign in or create an account - please complete this process on the right of this page. Once you have booked you will be emailed with a username, password and a link to access the training.
Discounted member price: 0.00
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