CPSC funders are invited to join us on our upcoming webinar! Panelists Jason Schmelzer and Priscilla Quiroz from SYASL partners, CPSC's contracted lobbyists, and CPSC Executive Director, Doug Kobold will discuss the legislative and regulatory processes to take policy ideas from introduction to implementation, which can be incorporated as we head into the 2021 legislative session.

 

Webinar slides are available to funders only. For more information on joining the CPSC coalition, please contact info@calpsc.org

Legislation 101

    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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