.The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. These Regulations amend the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007/871). These Regulations establish new recycling targets for paper, aluminium, steel and wood for 2018 t 2020. The target for recycling plastic and glass for 2018 to 2020 is continued. The recycling allocation for small producers for 2013 to 2017 is continued for 2018 to 2020.