The model's efficacy is guaranteed

Discover the foundations of our dedication

At Ecoembes, we do more than just make sure that the Law on Packaging and Packaging Waste is followed. We aim to make sure that the system we oversee continues to evolve sustainably while providing people, businesses, and other stakeholders with a top-notch, open, cutting-edge service.

To achieve this goal, we focus on these 3 pillars:

Agreements

Innovation

Anti-fraud mechanisms

The importance of agreements as a mechanism

The careful packaging collection entails a cost to Local Authorities. In order to pay for it, we create agreements that guarantee this collection is carried out in the most effective manner at the least expensive in terms of the economy, society, and the environment.

Currently, we have more than 100 agreements in place, which cover more than 99.8% of Spain's population.

Innovation as a key factor

To improve our management model and adapt to changes in packaging and waste, we encourage and use technological advancements across the whole packaging cycle.

Additionally, we keep an open and innovative mindset at all organisational levels, adopting environmental and technical advancements that enhance our internal and external operations.

Our defenses against deceit and unfair competition

At Ecoembes, we do more than just make sure that the Law on Packaging and Packaging Waste is followed. We have internal systems in place to identify and report fraud and unfair competition in order to achieve this:

Companies that are not part of Ecoembes

We are dedicated to the companies that are Ecoembes members, going after and denouncing any that have not abided by the Law on Packaging and Packaging Waste.

Since 1998, we have been using three techniques to make sure that fraudulent businesses are found and contacted:

  1. Product packaging at all kinds of places of sale is verified.

  2. Examining company databases (Commercial Register) in industries with a high likelihood of violations

  3. Monitoring the businesses that leave the system each year to identify those that do so unjustifiably or because they have broken their contractual responsibilities (failure to submit packaging declarations, non-payment, etc.).

By taking the aforementioned steps, we are able to compile a list of businesses that, if they continue to violate the law, are regularly reported to their respective Autonomous Community, which has the authority to impose sanctions.

 

Packaging without the Green Dot symbol

The absence of the Green Dot on a product might mean that the business that is promoting the product is not abiding by the Law.

Therefore, if you come across any packaging that lacks it, kindly let us know anonymously so that we may get in touch with the manufacturer.

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