Study to establish a methodology for the reporting of reuse of products and rules for the reporting of reusable packaging

In consequence of the revised Waste Framework Directive (2018) in Article 9 and Article 37 and the revised Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (2018) in Article 5 and 11 the European Commission, DG Environment tasked Oeko-Institut to assess optiond for the monitoring of reuse and to propose forms for reporting on reuse with the following detailed tasks:

  • Task 1: Screening and assessment of practices for calculating, verifying and reporting reuse in Member States for product categories
  • Task 2: Assessment of options and proposal to measure and report the reuse of products at EU level (excluding packaging)
  • Task 3: Establishing formats for reporting of data and quality check re-ports (excluding packaging)
  • Task 4: Establishing rules on reporting of reusable packaging under the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
  • Task 5: Organising a stakeholder workshop
  • Task 6: Refining the documents produced under Tasks 1 to 4

The works are carried out under the Framework Contract ENV.B.3/FRA/2017/0005 “Assistance to the Commission on the implementation of the revised waste legislation, assessment of Waste Management Plans and monitoring of compliance with the Waste Framework Directive”


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Status of project

End of project: 2019

Project manager

Project staff

Jasmin Weishäupl

Funded by

European Commission (EC)

Project partners

Henning Wilts
Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management

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