Tires Photo by Imthaz Ahamed - Example of Extended Producer Responsibility Product

What is that? Extended Producer Responsibility

Extended Producer Responsibility – EPR Tires are an example of products subject to extended producer responsibility in many industrialised countries. First formally outlined in an internal Swedish government report in 1990, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is meant to shift financial responsibility for end-of-life disposal to product manufacturers. The idea is to motivate them to improve their products and packaging design that can be reused and recycled. Brand owners must pay… Read More »