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Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) 101 Presentation for Maine Recycles Week 2021
November 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until November 20, 2021
An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until November 20, 2021
Maine’s Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programs help Mainers safely manage certain waste materials. Hear from the Sustainability Unit of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection about existing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and stewardship programs that help Mainers recycle their beverage containers, electronic waste or ewaste, rechargeable batteries, mercury auto switches, mercury thermostats, mercury lamps, and oil-based and latex architectural paint. Learn how your community can participate and increase recovery of these covered products, and learn more about programs that will be developed to responsibly manage unwanted pharmaceuticals and fund recycling programs and ensure more packaging can be recycled.