Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a strategy that places a shared responsibility for end-of-life product management on producers, and those involved in the product chain, while encouraging product design changes that minimize negative impacts on human health and the environment at every stage of the product's lifecycle.
Sounds good. But what impact would EPR have on Maryland’s local government and recycling industry?
Join us as we explore the ins and outs of EPR as well as look at recently introduced legislation designed to implement EPR for packaging and paper in Maryland. We'll hear from the bill's sponsor, Maryland Delegate Brooke Lierman, District 46, along with a panel of industry professionals (see who else will be there) who will address questions like ...
Will it cover a local government’s recycling costs?
What impact will it have on Maryland’s MRFs?
Will it lead to more easily recyclable packaging and less packaging?
What impact will it have on your recycling programs?
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