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The Packaging Data Calculator
Table 1

Packaging and Packaging Material Supplied

PaperGlassAluminiumSteelPlasticWoodOtherTotal
manufacturing00000000
conversion00000000
packing/filling00000000
selling00000000

This should include:

  • All packaging on which you performed an activity on and supplied to the next stage or end user.
  • Manufacturing: The tonnage of raw packaging material manufactured in the UK.
  • Conversion: The tonnage of material that gets converted into packaging.
  • The tonnage of packaging which goods have placed in. This should include any transit packaging you have pack/filled and should be included in the selling row if your customer discards the transit packaging.
  • The tonnage of packaging around goods that are supplied by yourselves to the end user which will be someone who will discard that packaging. This should include transit packaging.

This should not include:

  • Packaging that you were the end user of.
  • Imported goods that you have not performed a task on/that you are the end user of.
Table 2a

Packaging and Packaging Material Exported by Producer

PaperGlassAluminiumSteelPlasticWoodOtherTotal
manufacturing00000000
conversion00000000
packing/filling00000000
selling00000000

This should include:

  • All packaging and packaging materials you exported yourself or via an agent acting on your behalf.
  • The tonnage of raw packaging material included in Table 1 that the manufacturer exports.
  • The tonnage of converted packaging included in Table 1 that gets exported.
  • The tonnage of packaging which goods have placed in as mentioned in Table 1 which then gets exported.
  • The tonnage of packaging which has been included in Table 1 that you have exported to an end user.
Table 2b

Packaging and Packaging Material Exported by a Third Party

PaperGlassAluminiumSteelPlasticWoodOtherTotal
manufacturing00000000
conversion00000000
packing/filling00000000
selling00000000

This should include:

  • All packaging and packaging materials that you supplied to another UK business who subsequently exported the packaging.Please note that these tonnages should already be included in Table 1.
  • Please note you should always maintain documentary evidence that supports the figures placed in this table.
Table 3a

 Packaging and Packaging Material Imported into the UK for the purpose of:

PaperGlassAluminiumSteelPlasticWoodOtherTotal
conversion00000000
packing/filling00000000
selling00000000

This should include:

  • The tonnages in the relevant activity row which reflects for which purpose the packaging was imported.
  • Imported raw materials that you or your customers use to create packaging. This should go in the conversion row.
  • Imported packaging that you will use to pack/fill.
  • Imported packaging around goods that you are selling or that your customers are selling to end users.
Table 3b

Transit Packaging around Imports into the UK:

PaperGlassAluminiumSteelPlasticWoodOtherTotal
conversion00000000
packing/filling00000000
selling00000000

This should include:

  • Imported transit packaging that you were the end user of.
Table 3c

Imported Packaging which is subsequently exported:

PaperGlassAluminiumSteelPlasticWoodOtherTotal
00000000

This should include:

  • Imported packaging that you have subsequently exported regardless of any activities performed on them.
Table 4

 Statement of Obligations:

PaperGlassAluminiumSteelPlasticWoodAny RecyclingNet Recovery
000000000
Total Recycling0
Glass Remelt minimum 0
Glass Aggregate maximum                        0

This should include:

  • The final table shows you what tonnage your recycling and recovery obligation is for each material.
  • Table 4 relates to the tonnages placed in Tables 1 – 3b.
  • As there are recycling targets for each material there is a formula that applies to each activity and material. The master data table Smart Comply uses will calculate these figures for you using the targets set by DEFRA.