Brussels, 2.12.2015

COM(2015) 596 final


to the

proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council

amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste

{SWD(2015) 259 final}
{SWD(2015) 260 final}


ANNEX III is amended as follows:

(1) In Tables 1 and 2, rows titled "Metal" are replaced by two rows titled "Ferrous metal" and "Aluminium";

(2) In Tables 3 and 4, rows titled "Metal packaging" are replaced by two rows titled "Ferrous metal packaging" and "Aluminium packaging".

The following Annex IV is added:


Calculation method for preparing for re-use of products and components for the purpose of Article 6(1)(f) to (i)

In order to calculate the adjusted rate of recycling and preparation for re-use in accordance with Article 6(1)(f) to (i), Member States shall use the following formula:

E: adjusted recycling and re-use rate in a given year;

A: weight of packaging waste recycled or prepared for re-use in a given year;

R: weight of products and components prepared for re-use in a given year;

P: weight of packaging waste generated in a given year.'