Lorax EPI

The future of waste regulations in the Middle East and Africa
by Megan Keen at 17:13 in Emerging, Circular Economy, Battery, Packaging, WEEE under Environmental

The future of waste regulations in the Middle East and Africa

​The Middle East and Africa (MEA) have historically been smaller producers of waste. However, this is all beginning to change, as many areas within the region are beginning to rapidly urbanize and grow. In some of the higher income Middle Eastern countries, waste production per capita can be up to 2kg per day. In Sub-Saharan Africa, annual waste generatio...

Approaching deadlines for packaging producers in South Africa
by Rachel Langhill at 20:54 in Emerging, Packaging under Environmental

​In November 2020, South Africa passed new regulations to provide framework for implementing extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations. According to the law, packaging producers must become financially responsible for the take-back of the packaging they place on the market.The regulations were then amended in January 2021 to extend the deadlines ...

Approaching deadlines for packaging producers in South Africa

EPR in Africa - what to expect in the next few years
by Rachel Langhill at 15:33 in Circular Economy, Environmental, Packaging under Environmental

EPR in Africa - what to expect in the next few years

​This blog is part of a wider series from Lorax EPI, taking a deep-dive into the current and future landscapes for packaging extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations on a global scale.At this time, minimal mandatory packaging EPR exists in Africa, though some countries are now entering the early stages of implementing such regulations. With Sout...

Tags

Africa Áine Whelan Andrew Lamzed-Short Annis Mapleston ARA Argentina Australia Austria Austria packaging legislation Automation AWS batteries battery Battery Bebat Belgium bio-based biodegradable Brazil Brexit British Columbia business Canada canada packaging legislation Centralised Database Cevko changes Chemicals Chile China Chloe Nunn circular economy Circular Economy Citeo clothing Coffee coffee cups Colombia Columbia Compliance compliance scheme compostable Conai conference consulting consumer Content Corporate social responsibility CSR CSSA cyprus Danielle Stephenson Data Collection David Markham Denmark Deposit Return Schemes Directive Disposable DSD Dynamo e-waste eco-modulation Ecoemballages Ecoembes Ecopilas EcoRom Ecuador edie Resource Revolution 2016-07 EEE electronics ElektroG2 ellen macarthur Ellen Thornton emerging Emerging Emma Mundy empty space End-of-life vehicles Energy England Envi envipak environment Environmental Environmental Software EPR EPRA ERA ESG EU EU packaging waste europe Extended Producer Responsibility Finland formula E Fost Plus France France packaging submission GEKAP Germany germany packaging legislation glass Global Green Dot growth hazardous health Hong Kong Hungary india India Indiana industrial InternationalTreaty Ireland Israel Italy James Gibbs January Japan Jasmine Norton Jennifer Brook Jianhong Hu Kenya Korea label labelling Lambda Legal Clarity Legislation Lithium Lorax Compliance Ltd. Lorax EPI Lynn Perks Maine Manitoba Max Markham MEA Megan Keen Michelle Carvell Microsoft Mozambique national authority New Jersey New Plastics Economy New York New Zealand Nigeria Norway Obligations oceans Office offices Ontario Ontario Waste Act Oregon Origin overpackaging oxo-degradable Packaging packaging complexities packaging design packaging legislation packaging submission packaging Supplier PCR Penalties Peru PET plastic plastic bags plastic ban Plastic packaging plastic pact plastic pollution Plastic Tax plastic waste Plastics plastics pacts Poland pollution post-recycled material PRN PRO Producer Responsbility producer responsibility Producers product stewardship proposal paper PYR Rachel Langhill re-use REACH rechargeable Reclay (VfW) Recyclable Recyclable Cup Recycle BC Recycle Now recycled Recycled Content recycling Recylcle Week recyling Reduce Registration Regulations Release Notes REPAK reporting Research resources Reusable packaging Reusable target Reuse Rinki RoHS Romania Rompack Russian Federation S3 Saskatchewan Saudi Arabia Scheme Serverless Architecture services Singapore single use plastic Single-use plastic slorax epi Slovakia Sociedade Ponto Verde Software South Africa South America South Korea Spain Spain Batteries stewardship Stewardship Ontario Stiftung EAR submission subscription services Success sustainability Sweden Switzerland symbol Taiwan Taiwan, Province of China take-back tax team Team terminology Testing textiles Tracy Gibbard Turkey UK UK Generic United Nations United States of America USA Val-I-Pac Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Victor Bell Washington State waste waste management Waste reduction plan Website WEEE William Fleming worldwide packaging legislation WRAP Yukon zero waste

UK Address

  • Lorax Compliance Ltd.
  • Suite 6, Eleven Arches House
  • Yates Avenue
  • Rugby
  • CV21 1FD
  • England

USA Address

  • Environmental Packaging International
  • 166 Valley Street
  • Building 6M, Suite #103
  • Providence
  • RI 02909
  • USA
Cyber Essentials Plus Certificate