Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Fact Sheet

Year of Publication

2020

The fact sheet explains the EPR concept, the importance of EPR and the roles of various stakeholders in the EPR system.

Source:

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Author(s):

Geography:

Global

Type:

Strategy, Measurement (System/Market/Tool)

Purpose of Measurement:

Assurances, Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Behavior Change, Climate, Oceans, Policy

The fact sheet explains the EPR concept, the importance of EPR and the roles of various stakeholders in the EPR system. A few key questions on EPR are highlighted and described in this fact sheet. This includes how EPR works and contributes to improving packaging designs, increasing collection and recycling rate, and why EPR is an effective tool in solving the plastic pollution issue. Lastly, the fact sheet explains how EPR works and how it contributes to improving packaging designs and increasing collection and recycling rates.