Packaging Ordinance

In the years 2005 to 2007 FHA GmbH in a consortium with Tanzer Consulting GmbH was authorized by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) according to § 75 Sec. 2 of the Austrian Waste Management Act ("AWG 2002") to control the compliance of several Austrian companies with Packaging Ordinance (BGBl. Nr. II 648/1996).

Duties and targets

The main task of these controls are detailed investigations of the own imports.
The amount of packaging materials in the company derived from inland must be estimated.
The control by the consortium FHA GmbH / Tanzer Consulting GmbH includes especially following contents:

  • Packaging materials in the company
  • Purchase of packaging materials
  • Manufacturing and distribution or retraction of packaging materials

In addition to that FHA GmbH advises other companies to meet the legal requirements of the Packaging Ordinance.