Individual Producer Responsibility - Helping to solve the e-waste problem and to encourage eco-design.

Publication - 15 August, 2007
A briefing on Individual Producer Responsibility.Individual or Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is practiced when manufacturers take responsibility for the environmental and social impacts of their products throughout a product's entire lifecycle - production, use and disposal. Most EPR programmes focus on the end of life stage, or the take-back, of the product whereby the producer accepts the financial or physical responsibility for their products' waste management once the consumer discards them.

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Num. pages: 8