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Extended Producer Responsibility

On October 29, 2009, the Council of Ministers approved a Canada-wide Action Plan for Extended Producer Responsibility and a Canada-wide Strategy for Sustainable Packaging.

Canada-wide Action Plan for Extended Producer Responsibility

Canada-wide Strategy for Sustainable Packaging

Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is an environmental policy approach in which a producer's responsibility for a product is extended to the post-consumer stage of a product's life cycle. 




Documents
PN 1503 Canada-wide Principles for Extended Producer Responsibility
(15 KB) (pdf)


PN 1397 Extended Producer Responsibility Product Evaluation Tool - User Guidance (includes xls Evaluation Tool)
(108 KB) (pdf)


EPR Evaluation Tool
(17 KB) (zip)


PN 1380 Analysis of the Free-Rider Issue in Extended Producer Responsibility Programs

(331 KB) (pdf)


PN 1382 National Packaging Workshop, Toronto, March 12-13, 2007: Summary Report

(193 KB) (pdf)


PN 1376 National Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Workshop, September 27-28, 2006: Final Report

(176 KB) (pdf)






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