Packaging Ordinance Section 12 General Requirements

Packaging Ordinance Section 12 General Requirements

Packaging shall be manufactured and distributed such that

1. pack volume and weight are reduced to the minimum commensurate with maintaining the necessary safety and hygiene of the packaged product and ensuring that it is acceptable to the consumer;

2. it may be reused or recovered and the environmental impacts arising from the recovery or disposal of packaging waste are minimised;

3. harmful and hazardous substances and materials occurring in emissions, ash or leachate on disposal of packaging or packaging components are minimised.