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Extended Producer Responsibility in Cleaner Production: Policy Principle to Promote Environmental Improvements of Product Systems

@inproceedings{Lindhqvist2000ExtendedPR,
  title={Extended Producer Responsibility in Cleaner Production: Policy Principle to Promote Environmental Improvements of Product Systems},
  author={T. Lindhqvist},
  year={2000}
}
The focus of the environmental policy-making has shifted noticeably during the last decade. From having played a fairly insignificant role in the 1980s and earlier, product-related environmental problems have attracted an ever-increasing interest from policy-makers, especially in industrialised countries in North-Western Europe. Considerable attention has been devoted to the concept of extended producer responsibility (EPR) and today this concept is spread to most OECD countries and also… Expand
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