In a prior post I provided guidance and reference information from EPA on the beneficial reuse of NON-hazardous secondary materials. Despite the lengthy reference document, beneficial reuse of non-hazardous secondary material (that would otherwise be non-hazardous waste) is relatively easy when you have a legitimate use for the material. 1,097 more words
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When considering the beneficial reuse of non-hazardous secondary materials, the most important factor to consider is whether or not use of the material will have a negative impact on human health or the environment. 120 more words
Altiras leads the beneficial reuse industry with its product stewardship program. Effective product stewardship involves minimizing negative impacts of health, safety, environmental and social implications of a product, while maximizing the intended benefits of the product. 227 more words
The following is a guest post from Helen Lewis, author of new book Product Stewardship in Action: The Business Case for Life-Cycle Thinking.
Product stewardship, also referred to as extended producer responsibility (EPR) is the idea that everyone involved in the manufacture, distribution or consumption of a product shares responsibility for the environmental and social impacts of that product over its life cycle. 1,227 more words