19 Apr '11, 5pm

NGO Leans on Beverage Giants to Improve Recycling

NGO Leans on Beverage Giants to Improve Recycling

According to a 2005 report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is defined as "an environmental policy approach under which the responsibility of producers for their products is extended to include the social costs of waste management, including the environmental impact of waste disposal." Noting that EPR "has been successfully adopted in Canada and Europe, diverting large amounts of plastic, glass, metal, and paper away from landfills into recycling streams that conserve resources," As You Sow has engaged with several major U.S.-based consumer products companies, successfully encouraging several to adopt policies "to recycle a majority of bottles and cans sold over the next six to eight years," according to the organization. Recent studies have concluded that products and packaging are responsible for...

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