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Our story

Let's start at the beginning...

We opened our doors in 2003, with a mission to shake up packaging compliance in the UK. Our founder Steve Clark saw the opportunity because companies with packaging compliance obligations to fulfill weren't being well served in the marketplace.

By offering flexibility and transparency to companies while the rest of the industry was being less than helpful, the company soon got established. Since then, things have moved on but our founding principle, to stay ahead of the curve for our clients while keeping to our values, still drives everything. 

Driving change and progress

Today Ecosurety is one of the UK's fastest-growing producer responsibility compliance schemes, with over 1,000 clients and big plans to continue driving change and progress towards a circular economy.

From the start our aim has been to reduce the pressure on primary raw materials, which causes huge social and environmental impacts. Increasingly we do this by working across the whole product cycle, from design to disposal, and encouraging greater capture and recycling of waste.

We also understand how the world's necessary move towards a circular economy isn't just being achieved by hard work but also by innovation. That's where our own work to change the industry for the better comes in. Just take a look at our pioneering initiative called Circularety that helps to empower reprocessors and obligated packaging producers to increase transparency and reduce market volatility.

An exciting journey

It's an exciting journey for both us and our member companies. Back in 2002, when the business was being developed, the world was different. The concept of lightweighting of packaging hadn’t arrived, and not much thought had been given to what happened to products at end-of-life. Only 12% of household waste was being recycled, compared with today’s mid-40% figures – and the next target is 70%.

If you'd like to talk to us about any aspect of compliance, we'd love to sit down with you and listen.

 

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Useful links


The Light Touch Packaging Regulations consultation – have your say

The new Packaging Waste Regulations 2016 are coming soon - this will not only include an update to the plastic and glass targets, but also to the wording in an effort to improve clarity.

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New WEEE scoping for printer cartridges

From 1 January 2016 the new UK interpretation of printer cartridges under the WEEE regulations fell into line with the European interpretation.

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Implementing your ESOS report – don’t miss out on the savings!

So you have successfully met your ESOS requirement and you have a grip on your energy data, either through Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) or reports from your gas and electricity provider.

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Events & training


16/11/2017
Webinar: Assessing your international compliance obligations

Webinar

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28/11/2017
Webinar: Review of the producer responsibility regulations

Webinar

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30/11/2017
Seminar: Packaging compliance

Ashfords LLP

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