Clothing shouldn’t be disposable, but that is often how it is treated. In fact, textile waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the country and 5th most common material found in California’s single-family waste stream. Join and learn about the next frontier in the zero waste movement, and the policy tools to reduce fashion waste. Panelists include Zero Waste Expert, Alexa Kielty from San Francisco Department of the Environment, Environmental Scientist, Kate Wilkins, from CalRecycle's Policy Office, and CPSC's textile expert,

Dr. Joanne Brasch.

Free access to all sponsored by:
Recology, SFE, City of Napa, Napa Recycling and Waste Services

 

Date: November 10 from 1-2 pm PT

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Promoting Clothing Reuse, Repair, & Repurposing

    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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