As B2B and consumer online sales soar in the European and US markets, businesses face growing challenges in complying with evolving Producer Responsibility legislation.
In the past, legal obligations for companies selling into multiple European markets have been inconsistent across Member States, or not clearly defined. As a result, a recent survey of retailers revealed that, when considering the impact of laws and regulations on cross-order trading, country differences in responsibility for recycling and disposal was an issue for 40% of respondents.
In this paper, DHL examines the challenges posed by Producer Responsibility legislation for companies that are seeking to expand their e-commerce sales internationally. The expert report provides analysis, guidance and practical advice on the following:
- How WEEE, Packaging & Battery Directives apply to cross border sales
- The different obligations that apply to B2B and B2C distance selling across EU Member States
- Key considerations to ensure compliance with Producer Responsibility legislation