Repak membership ensures full, cost-effective compliance with EU Packaging Regulations, enabling you to fund the recycling of the packaging you place on the market, and contribute to the achievement of Ireland’s recycling targets.
Leading the way
By joining Repak, you are part of an environmental, not-for-profit organisation, leading the sustainability of packaging in Ireland and educating businesses and consumers on your behalf.
Advocating for you
As a membership organisation, we represent you at Government and EU level on key issues, legislation and policy, and help you to understand the implications for your business and customers.
Full team support
Our experienced Membership Team is on hand to answer your questions, guide you through your reporting requirements, and offer advice on improving the sustainability of your business.
Packaging optimisation and design
Our Prevent & Save Programme, offers free, on-site, packaging optimisation and design surveys to help you reduce packaging and manage your packaging waste to maximise recycling.
Use of the Green Dot
As a member of Repak, you are entitled to use the EU trademarked Green Dot symbol on your packaging, to indicate that you have contributed financially to the recycling of your packaging.
The Pakman Awards
The Pakman Awards are Ireland's top National Environmental Awards that recognise excellence in recycling and waste management among businesses, organisations, community groups and individuals in Ireland.
Promoting your success
Protecting the environment is a team effort. Through our many communications channels and campaigns, we are delighted to give you a platform to promote your sustainability initiatives.
Use of Repak Conference Centre
Our Members’ Training and Conference Centre, located on the ground floor of our Dublin 22 offices, is available for use by Repak members for meetings, conferences, training and away days.
Why Join Repak
If your business has a turnover of more than €1 million and places more than 10 tonnes of packaging on the Irish market, you have a legal obligation to fund the recycling of that packaging under Irish and EU Packaging Regulations. As a Repak Member your business will be part of transforming the environmental landscape in Ireland and drive behavioural change.Learn More
Become a member
This is for large companies, such as manufacturers, importers, brandholders, distributors and large retailers. Regular Members pay annual fees aligned to the volume of packaging they place on the market, which is provided to Repak twice a year in the form of statistical returns.
This is for small to medium-sized businesses, such as retailers, hotels, pharmacies, pubs, hotels and restaurants. Scheduled Members pay a fixed annual fee to fund recycling in Ireland.
ABP has experienced continued support from Repak in achieving targets, in particular a site visit, allowing us to identify reduction target areas onsite for avoidable single use packaging.
Musgrave works closely with the team at Repak to ensure that we meet our regulatory compliance obligations at lowest cost and play our part in achieving Ireland’s national recycling targets. Repak also supports us with expertise in technical matters relating to packaging formats and materials selection and with packaging improvement opportunities.
Being a Member of Repak demonstrates to our customers that we care about our environmental responsibilities. The Repak Team knowledge and expertise on packaging and sustainability issues, and how we can address them, is key to our business remaining successful in the future.
Aldi have been a member of Repak since 1999. We are committed to reducing our packaging across our own brand products. By collaborating with Repak and availing of their packaging expertise, we have been able to make some significant packaging changes across our product portfolio.
Repak have assisted us in substantially reducing our waste streams and costs through training programmes and prevent & save initiatives. As a leader and educator, Repak represents all Members who are committed to protecting and enhancing the environment.
At Coca-Cola HBC, we are committed to achieving a world without waste. Repak has been an invaluable partner in helping us to achieve these ambitions in Ireland; creating a true circular economy for plastic and changing behaviour in relation to litter and recycling. We are also proud supporters of the Repak Team Green campaign, and have been bringing these important messages to life together with our employees, our customers and NGOs.
Repak has provided us with excellent guidance & support on how best to improve the sustainability of our packaging. In particular they provide an important connection between the various stakeholders within packaging recycling. The Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge initiative, which we are a signed member of, has provided us with a clear direction on how our company can contribute to helping Ireland achieve the plastic recycling targets set out by the EU Circular Economy Package.
Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge
Over 135 of our members have committed to five key objectives as part of the Repak Members' Plastic Pledge in prioritising the prevention of plastic packaging waste, minimising avoidable single use packaging and promoting packaging reuse.
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