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EPR

What is Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)?

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy approach that holds manufacturers responsible for the entire lifecycle of their products, including their post-consumer phase.

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy approach that holds manufacturers responsible for the entire lifecycle of their products, including their post-consumer phase. It is based on the principle that the producer should bear the costs of managing and recycling their products to reduce the environmental impact. EPR encourages producers to design products that are more environmentally friendly, promote recycling and waste reduction, and incorporate the costs of managing waste into the product price. This policy approach helps incentivize producers to take responsibility for their products throughout their entire lifecycle, from production to disposal.