Extended Producer Responsibility Tools

Date: 13 Feb 2006 | posted in: Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Extended producer responsibility (EPR), based on the “polluter pays” principle, entails making manufacturers responsible for the entire lifecycle of the products and packaging they produce. These are some of the tools being employed by EPR advocates.… Read More

Building Savings: Strategies for Waste Reduction of Debris from Buildings

Date: 9 Dec 2000 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This fact sheet packet profiles seven building projects—from new construction to renovation and deconstruction—that are recovering 42 to 82% of materials otherwise destined for disposal. Policymakers wanting to encourage building material recovery, building owners and developers interested in green building design, and contractors seeking a competitive edge will find this document useful.… Read More

Building Savings: Strategies for Waste Reduction of Debris from Buildings

Date: 1 Jun 2000 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This fact sheet packet profiles seven building projects-from new construction to renovation and deconstruction-that are recovering 42 to 82% of materials otherwise destined for disposal. Policymakers wanting to encourage building material recovery, building owners and developers interested in green building design, and contractors seeking a competitive edge will find this document useful.… Read More

Cutting the Waste Stream in Half – Fitchburg, WI, Portland, OR, and Seattle

Date: 23 Nov 1999 | posted in: Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

These case studies- Fitchburg, WI, Portland OR, and Seattle, WA, were conducted by ILSR for the US Environmental Protection Agency, and are part of a larger study called Cutting the Waste Stream in Half: Community Record-Setters Show How (download full report or fact sheet packet). Each case study presents that city’s recycling strategies as well as the laws and policies from which the strategies … Read More

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