What is extended producer responsibility (EPR)?

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), also known as Product Stewardship, is a strategy to place a shared responsibility for end-of-life product management on the producers, and all entities involved in the product chain, instead of the general public; while encouraging product design changes that minimize a negative impact on human health and the environment at every stage of the product's lifecycle. This allows the costs of treatment and disposal to be incorporated into the total cost of a product. It places primary responsibility on the producer, or brand owner, who makes design and marketing decisions. It also creates a setting for markets to emerge that truly reflect the environmental impacts of a product, and to which producers and consumers respond.

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This webinar will include the same program overview provided in the first webinar, if all receptacles are not yet in place and operational. It will also give the general public and current collectors the opportunity to ask questions or raise any issues they have had while operating as a collection location. The webinar will be up to one hour long, including time allotted for questions and answers. Register for this FREE webinar here.

 

Date: November 6, 2019

Time: 10:00 am PST

Cost: FREE, register here

For more information, please contact nate@calpsc.org.

California Drug Take-Back Program Webinar IV - 11/06/19

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