How to avoid getting caught out by the new plastic packaging tax

Many businesses packaging their products in plastic are now liable to pay a £200 per tonne tax if it does not contain enough recycled content. Stacey Ellis explains how to comply with the new rules

by Stacey Ellis
Plastic packaging will need to contain 30% recycled content to avoid the tax. Photograph: Getty Images
Plastic packaging will need to contain 30% recycled content to avoid the tax. Photograph: Getty Images

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