Discounts not be licensing the consumer at Frankfurt am main/Berlin / Pegnitz more certainty, more transparency, more competition – the objectives of the German packaging Ordinance, whose fifth Novelle was adopted in the spring. Peace is not meanwhile returned to the disposer front. Especially on issues of waste-legal responsibilities between the parties involved, there are different interpretations. Many traders are concerned that some suppliers enforce lush discounts packaging licensing for dual systems, these but does not arrive at the trade – which thus also cannot propagate them\", says Thomas Mehl, CEO of Pegnitzer waste disposal specialists BellandVision, in an article for the food newspaper. When purchasing goods, trade still paid significantly higher prices of market leader of DSD. According to experts, more than 300 million euros on relief escape consumers per year\", so flour. The amendment to the German packaging Ordinance, so his assessment strength the joint responsibility of product manufacturers and distributors – with differing duties along the value chain. Often, a participant can only fulfill his duty if others cooperate.
This applies particularly to the prohibition to surrender unlicensed packaging to consumer.\" For the trade, he sees threatening fines he would do that. Because however industry brands, manufacturers are subject to a licensing, trade must hedge against free riders.\" The Federal Environment Ministry (BMU) speak of a duty to the make sure\". A complete declarations issuing the following year to does not help the trade. A safer and more convenient for suppliers towards the fulfilment of the obligation is to instruct trading firms in industries with the licensing. The Ordinance allows such a third-party assignment in clause 11 expressly\"writes flour. However, there are also alternatives for him: first last distributor in the contractual structure could one RM with a dual system be incorporated. Secondly, suppliers and trading companies could choose by mutual agreement a dual system.