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Extended producer responsibility: cost-effective for business?

In California, consumer brands and packaging companies are working on a $1 billion industry-funded plan to raise money for recycling. According to the head of the Flexible Packaging Association, extended producer responsibility (EPR) is a way for flexible packaging to make a smooth transition to circularity and avoid roadblocks in the form of bans. This is what makes it “smart politics for the industry”.

 

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