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British Beer & Pub Assn. disappointed over Defra not extending the compliance period for the PRN/PERN system as an interim solution for managing payments for non-household packaging waste, says move 'does nothing' to address spiraling costs for producers

UK’s Defra says it will not progress with plans for a PRN compliance fee, a domestic recycling target or altering the timescale over which PRNs can be traded

UK’s Defra sets out plans for PRN reforms; plans include mandating monthly reporting of data, clarifying that material in a DRS will no longer be obligated under the system, setting out additional requirements for exporters

Environmental Packaging Summit 2022, taking place Nov. 2-3 in Coventry, England, to feature speakers from Coca-Cola, Suntory Beverage & Food, Defra and Hubbub; event to focus on how government legislation is helping to shape design, use of materials

FlexCollect, a £2.9M recycling project for household films, flexible packaging, launches in UK with public funding from Defra, UKRI; project to pilot recycling, collection programs to help guide public policy for introducing recyclable plastic packaging

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