Blog Posts on Turkey
Turkey: Cevko packaging compliance update
by Ellen Thornton at 09:35 in Packaging under Environmental
Cevko is a packaging scheme in Turkey which charges a fee per tonne for different packaging types. The scheme covers primary, secondary and tertiary packaging and there are no obligation thresholds - the first piece of packaging placed on the Turkish market is obligated. Submission date: 28th February for annual report.Upcoming changes: Turkey recently pu...
Turkey takes action on plastic packaging
by Ellen Thornton at 15:48 in Circular Economy, Emerging, Environmental, Packaging under Environmental
In Turkey, The Regulation on Packaging Waste Control was published in the country's official gazette on 27 December and took effect on 1 January 2018. The new regulation details new recycling targets, changes to EPR and will introduce a charge on plastic bags from 1st January 2019, prohibiting the distribution of free plastic bags. Under the revised regu...
REACH regulations outside the EU
by Ellen Thornton at 09:34 in Emerging, Environmental, Content under Environmental
EU REACH regulations encompass the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemical substances manufactured or imported into the EU or EEA above 1 tonne per year. This regulation provides an extensive database of the risks and uses of chemical substances, mixtures and articles and the opportunity for information sharing between companies who use...