DEFRA seeks views on proposed packaging targets

Options include keeping packaging targets at 2017 levels through to the end of the decade or varying increases for different materials.

New packaging targets will be set for aluminium, paper, steel, and wood. Photograph: Sunisa Kueakunsirirut / 123RFDEFRA has outlined proposed recycling targets for paper, steel, aluminium and wood packaging up to 2020.

The department published a consultation on 29 November, asking for views on targets, which are required under the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007.

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