Saturday, January 18, 2014

Video - Extended Producer Responsibility for Post-Consumer Packaging

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is an effort designed to reduce the waste we send to landfill. Unfinished Business describes how EPR shifts the responsibility for post-consumer packaging materials from taxpayers and governments to the companies that produce the packaging.
As You Sow illustrates how EPR creates incentives for producers to reduce the amount of packaging they create, increasing US packaging recycling rates, providing revenue to improve recycling systems, and reducing carbon and energy use. To learn more click here.

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