South America Update

In our Summer newsletter we had an article assessing the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) trends across South America. As the regulatory frameworks are in a period of fast development in this region, below we take a further look and provide some updates. Chile An Implementing Regulation to the EPR Law was finalised at the end…

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The Implications of Brexit for Producer Responsibility in the UK

As we are all aware, earlier in the summer the UK had a referendum on whether it should remain a member of the European Union (EU) and voted to leave with a marginal majority of 51.9%. The implications of this will be far reaching politically and economically and this post aims to give a little…

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Waitrose will no longer stock products containing microbeads

Starting this month, Waitrose, one of ecoVeritas’ largest clients, has pledged that it will no longer sell products containing microbeads. It is the first supermarket to take this step and builds on the fact that they’ve already removed them from their own-brand beauty products. Microbeads are miniscule pieces of plastic that are added into many…

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ecoVeritas team goes to Millets Farm

  Last weekend, in honour of Freya’s birthday the ecoVeritas team spent a day at Millets Farm, a garden centre just outside of Oxford. The team first successfully navigated the Maize Maze, a challenging and in some areas very tall network of crops beholding jewels and treasure. Finding all of the clues in just short…

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ecoVeritas has joined the Global Product Stewardship Council

ecoVeritas has become a member of the Global Product Stewardship Council (GPSC), an independent, not-for-profit forum for product stewardship development and an online resource for information on the development of extended producer responsibility programs around the world. The GPSC aims to facilitate the development and implementation of effective product stewardship schemes globally through working with…

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