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Current Status of Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation and Effects on Product Design

@inproceedings{Williams2000CurrentSO,
  title={Current Status of Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation and Effects on Product Design},
  author={J. Williams and L. Shu and T. Murayama},
  year={2000}
}
  • J. Williams, L. Shu, T. Murayama
  • Published 2000
  • Engineering
  • Increased environmental awareness is contributing to new government regulatory measures that address disposal of consumer products. Governments are implementing a concept called Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) which places the responsibility of disposal on the producer. Financially, and/or physically, the producer is legally required to recover the product from the consumer and dispose of it in an environmentally-responsible manner. The most direct form of EPR implementation is take-back… CONTINUE READING

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