What is extended producer responsibility (ERP)?

Rundle is excited to be a contributor to extended producer responsibility (ERP). But just what is ERP? 

In the field of waste management, extended producer responsibility (EPR) is a strategy to add all of the environmental costs associated with a product throughout the product life cycle to the market price of that product. Extended producer responsibility legislation is a driving force behind the adoption of re-manufacturing initiatives because it “focuses on the end-of-use treatment of consumer products and has the primary aim to increase the amount and degree of product recovery and to minimize the environmental impact of waste materials.

Stay tuned for more examples of new & innovative technology that is changing the viability of ERP in Canada!

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