Policy paper

Advisory committee on packaging annual report 2010/11

The Committee's new remit is to advise on optimising packaging, monitor existing regulations and advise on data from across the supply chain.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Documents

Advisory Committee on Packaging Annual Report 2010/11

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Details

The Committee was newly constituted in March 2010. Its new remit is to:

  • Advise on optimising packaging, incorporating carbon and lifecycle analysis into weight based targets,; increasing capture rates and incentivising more closed loop recycling and making producer funding more transparent.
  • Bring to Defra and the Devolved Administrations attention new trends and developments in design and manufacturing and in the packaging recycling markets
  • Monitor existing regulations
  • Advise on data from across the supply chain.

Further information

Published 14 June 2011