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Australia’s EPR legislation

By Mike Ritchie, MRA Consulting Group

Product Stewardship (PS) schemes are one of several ways to drive waste out of landfill and back into the productive economy. 883 more words

Recycling

Rethinking product stewardship as an essential business strategy

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

Sustainability

Initiating the Conversation on Packaging EPR in the U.S. – the Levers for Change

As experts articulate the successes of their respective extended producer responsibility (EPR) packaging programs, it can start to sound like a “blend of science fiction, fantasy, and… a little magical realism” to some U.S. 221 more words

Product Stewardship

Local Governments are Key to Packaging EPR in the U.S.

As we come to further understand packaging extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs worldwide – including those in Europe and Canada – it can be difficult to picture how the United States could alter its materials management system so drastically. 295 more words

Product Stewardship