New Packaging Law Obligations in Germany from 1 July 2022
The amendment to the German Packaging Act will come into force on 1 July.
From that day onwards, every company that places packaged goods on the German market on a commercial basis must have registered with the LUCID Packaging Register, according to the Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister. Final distributors of service packaging that have delegated all of their duties to an upstream distributor, must also register. Electronic marketplaces may only offer goods from retailers and sellers on their platforms if they are registered. The new registration process will start on 5 May 2022. Further information …