Maine and Oregon Become the First U.S. States to Pass Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation

Traditionally, consumers have largely incurred the cost of disposal for the end-of-life of products, whether through a landfill, incinerate or recycle, or through municipal trash and recycling fees.¬†Product Stewardship, also called Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), shifts some of that post-consumer product management expense to companies manufacturing consumer goods, based on variables such as collection cost […]

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