Study on EPR Scheme Assessment for Packaging Waste in Malaysia

Year of Publication

2020

In the report, WWF identifies the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme as a critical and effective policy tool in holding manufacturers accountable for the end-of-life impacts of their plastic products and packaging.

Source:

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Author(s):

Geography:

Malaysia

Type:

Solution

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows

In the report, WWF identifies the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme as a critical and effective policy tool in holding manufacturers accountable for the end-of-life impacts of their plastic products and packaging. EPR as a policy instrument also encourages the adoption of holistic eco-design among the business sector. The WWF report proposes a customized EPR scheme towards addressing Malaysia’s plastic waste pollution.