The IRPC is made up of a decision-making body and a Permanent Secretariat.
The decision-making body is composed of nine members:
Role of the decision-making body
The decision-making body takes policy decisions on the prevention and management of packaging waste and convenes monthly. It also appoints an IRPC Chair on 5 March each year, alternating between the Regions.
The Permanent Secretariat is composed of staff members from the regional administrations. The decision-making body appoints the Director and the Heads of Department.
Role of the Permanent Secretariat
The Permanent Secretariat prepares the policy decisions of the decision-making body. It also supervises the accredited compliance organisations and ensures implementation of the Cooperation Agreement.