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Selling to Germany? Are You Compliant With The German Packaging Act?

eBay has reminded its sellers that they must comply with the new German Packaging Act (VerpackG) from July 1, 2022, if they wish to continue selling into the German market. This is the latest update relating to new environmental laws coming into effect worldwide and follows hot on the heels of the marketplace’s recent ban on selling single-use plastic straws, cutlery, and food and beverage containers to comply with Scottish regulations. The German Packaging Act (VerpackG) The Packaging Act was enacted on January 1, 2019, in an effort to dramatically increase the recycling rates for waste packaging materials created by online retailers. From July 1, 2022, eBay is legally obliged to ensure that its sellers are compliant with the act’s… Read more »