Extended producer responsibility (EPR), is an exercise and a policy method in which Producers take accountability for the organization of the disposal of products they create Produce once those products are designated as no longer useful by consumers.
Extended producer responsibility (EPR) practices comprise a combination of environmental, economic, and social factors. Extended producer responsibility (EPR) transferences the economic liability of the cost of disposal from the government to the manufacturer of the product.
Extended Producer Responsibility Policies
In India Extended producer Responsibility came into frame to deal With E-Waste & Plastic Waste.
Extended Producer gives emphasis on: -
- As per environmental policy, stated Producer has the responsibility, for reducing environmental impact and managing the product and their waste, are extended to across the whole life cycle of the product
- As per Rule 13 (1) (Management) Rules, 2016 Central pollution control board has been mandated to grant, renew or refuse Extended producers responsibility (EPR) -Authorization to ProducersExtended producers responsibility (EPR)
- Central pollution control board has made direction on the implementation of EPR which includes specific direction for Producers and other stakeholders for extended producer responsibility (EPR) Authorization, channelization, collection, storage, transportation, environmentally sound dismantling, recycling, and refurbishment.