What is single use plastic?
Single use plastic products are made wholly or partly from plastic and are typically intended to be used once or for a short period of time before they are thrown away.
The single use plastic directive restricts certain items from being placed on the market where there is an alternative material available.
Who reports the single use plastic?
Single use plastic tonnages are reported by the:
• Converter i.e. the company in Ireland that makes single use plastic items or
• Importer of empty or filled single use plastic or
• Foreign Online retailer (exclude if sold/supplied to a Repak Member who is the importer)
No deminimus applies
• Covers both packaging and non packaging
• Covers plastic from Producers outside the State
Single Use Plastic Guide
Want to learn more about single use plastic and how to relates to your business? Below you can access a copy of our single use plastic guide which will provide you with an overview of the reporting requirements under the Single Use Plastics Directive. If you have an queries please contact our team on firstname.lastname@example.orgView guide
Single use plastic registration forms
You can use the below button to register for either our Authorised Representative or single use plastic only producer forms. Should you encounter any difficulties, please reach out to our Membership team on email@example.com for assistance.
Single Use Plastic documentation
Below you can access supporting documentation related to the single use plastic directive and our producer training manual.