Customer Question of the Month

German Packaging Act - 24. April 2019

How can I set up the year-end sales report? Do I also have to report my quantities for 2018 to the Central Registry (ZSVR)?

The year-end sales report is important for you in order to inform us of your actual sales packaging quantities for the previous calendar year and for us in order to report these quantities to the Packaging Registry. This gives...

German Packaging Act - 15. January 2019

Only registered packaging may be sold!

The new German Packaging Act (VerpackG) has been in force since 1 January 2019. New for "manufacturers" within the meaning of the law, and this also includes online retailers and operators of small online shops: They...

German Packaging Act - 13. December 2018

Why do I have to register with the Central Agency even though I already participate in the Green Dot?

In a few days the time has come: from 1 January 2019, the German Packaging Act will replace the previous Packaging Ordinance. The law is intended to further strengthen recycling, but it also introduces new obligations for all...

German Packaging Act - 23. October 2018

How is the use of used cartons regulated in the online business?

Online trading is booming. Parcel couriers are on the move day and night to get our orders to their destination - and not just before Christmas. The Packaging Act 2019 already brings new rules for online merchants themselves....

German Packaging Act - 14. September 2018

Who is a „manufacturer“ and what is a „packaging“ within the meaning of the Packaging Act?

The new Packaging Act 2019 (VerpackG) obliges manufacturers to take care of the disposal of their packaging. However, the act does not mean the manufacturer of the packaging, because the one that commercially places packaging on...