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How Producer Responsibility for Take-Back Can Promote Eco Design

2008 Beverley Thorpe CPA Publications

In an effective Extended Producer Responsibility scheme the true cost of waste management is internalized within the retail price and companies, because they are now financially responsible, will seek to reduce these costs to remain competitive - which can drive ecodesign.  This factsheet examines how individual producer responsibility is a factor to encourage and reward ecodesign in electronics.

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