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Extended Producer Responsibility

Extended Producer Responsibility by Susan Stansbury
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EPR (also called Product Stewardship) places responsibility for end-of-life management of products and related packaging on producers, and to some extent consumers. While regulation and standardisation from governments and other authorities affects EPR, management emphasis is on producers. This eBook reviews the initiatives that are happening in EPR as producers re-visit and change some key elements in how they produce goods. Product packaging takes centre-stage, but this also includes factors like energy efficiency in production. The impact EPR has on many players is considered, from the responsibilities of distributors, producers and brand owners right through to the effect at the top of the chain at the package design and material selection stage. The outlook for EPR is also reviewed, with some of the specific areas being targeted for development by the industry outlined
iSmithers Rapra Publishing; October 2011
57 pages; ISBN 9781847358547
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Title: Extended Producer Responsibility
Author: Susan Stansbury