CEEREC prepared for a multinational company a business case study on the packaging waste recycling in one of the UK countries. It focused on the two schemes: beverage packaging deposit system and all packaging waste curbside collection. The study parameters included effectiveness, costs, impact to the supply-chain, market and competition, consumer engagement, litter reduction and circularity of the economy.
CEEREC prepared a case study on the Estonian beverage packaging deposit system. The study analyzed the political situation, the legal frame development, the key stakeholders, the financial plans and the establishment of the deposit system operator "Eesti Pandipakend" Ltd. The learnings from the study are useful in the markets, where the deposit system is going to be introduced.
CEEREC consults a large US based IT company on the legal compliance issues in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine with the focus on products "end-of-life" legislation, eco-design, chemicals and energy efficiency. It has saved costs, legal compliance related risks are minimized, and the client is well informed on the political and legal developments.
EPR was introduced to the Ukrainian waste legislation in the format of a state-owned company responsible for organizing the packaging waste collection and recycling. The system was never implemented. CEEREC prepared a change strategy, which was based on the industry owned solution, EPR principles and following the experience in the EU.
An association in Brussels has no human resources in the Baltics, Ukraine, and Belarus to be timely informed of the political and legal developments, sustainability issues and potential business opportunities. CEEREC was hired to report regularly on the political and legal changes in the areas of the interest and to collect the local data to support preparation of the global sustainability report.
Multinational FMCG has global sustainability KPIs, including a packaging waste recycling target coupled with the objectives to use the recycled material for the production of new packaging. CEEREC did the Polish market research, evaluated the alternatives to reach the targets and worked out a strategy and a business plan for five years.