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Ministry of the Environment – D.S. N°12/2021 which establishes collection, recovery and other obligations for containers and packaging.

28 Sep 2021


On September 21, 2021, the Ministry of the Environment published Exempt Resolution No. 1026 of September 14, 2021, which approves the proposed Resolution that identifies the products that constitute packaging, also indicating the category to which they correspond, in accordance with the provisions of Article 2°, number 5), second paragraph of Supreme Decree No. 12/2021, which establishes collection and recovery goals and other associated obligations for containers and packaging.

The respective Citizen Participation process expires on October 21, 2021, being able to make the respective observations to the proposal in the following link:


Should you require additional information on this matter, please contact: Martin Esser,