Producer responsibility: Reforming producer rules

The manufacturing and recycling sectors want a revamp of the producer responsibility regime, but they express very different concerns. Chiara Francavilla reports

Can the producer responsibility scheme be used to boost recycling? (photograph: Keith Bell/123RF)Producer responsibility regimes across the world are based on the polluter pays principle. This is simple in theory but more complicated in practice; how much does the polluter need to pay, to who and when? During the past 30 years, the UK has introduced and tweaked a set of regulations dedicated to addressing these issues.

Please sign in or register to continue.

Sign in to continue reading

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
report@ends.co.uk
or call 020 8267 8120

Subscribe for full access

or Register for limited access

Already subscribe but don't have a password?
Activate your web account here